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Edward Needles Trump

engineer.

Edward Needles Trump, American engineer. member Syracuse Grade Crossing Commission; Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers (vice president 1905-1907), Technology; Member Society of Friends (Quaker).

Background

Trump, Edward Needles was born on November 9, 1857 in at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Charles Newbold and Helen M. (Needles) Trump.

Education

Student Cornell Univercity, 1876-1878.

Career

First engineer employed by Solvay Process Company, 1882, manufacturing first soda-ash made in the United States. General manager same company, 1893-1913, vice-president and chairman technical committee, 1913-1930. President Salina Realty Security –°ompany.

Vice president Trump Corporation, consultant chemical engrs. Treasurer, construction engineering, Sanitary Metal Cap Corporation. Trustee Onondaga Company Savings Bank.

Administrative engineer United States Fuel Administration, for State of New York, 1918. Commissioner Central New York State Park Commission. Member Syracuse Grade Crossing Commission.

Membership

Member Syracuse Grade Crossing Commission. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers (vice president 1905-1907), Technology. Member Society of Friends (Quaker).

Connections

Married Katharine M. Croasdale, of Philadelphia, October 10, 1883.

father:
Charles Newbold Trump

mother:
Helen M. (Needles) Trump

spouse:
Katharine M. Croasdale