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Francis Charles Mcmath

transportation engineer

Francis Charles Mcmath, American transportation engineer. member of the board of trustees Detroit bureau of Governmental Research, since 1924.

Background

Mcmath, Francis Charles was born on January 29, 1867 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Son of Robert Emmett and Frances (Brodie) Mcmath.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Washington University, St. Louis, 1887.

Career

Began with Detroit Bridge & Iron Works, 1887, and became chief engineer, 1899. President Canadian Bridge Company, 1900-1921 (director). Director Grosse Ile Bridge Company, Motors Metal Manufacturing Company, Essex Real Estate Company, Essex Terminal Railway Company.

Membership

Member of the board of trustees Detroit bureau of Governmental Research, since 1924.

Connections

Married Josephine Cook, June 26, 1890 (died 1914).; married second, Madeline Davenport King, 1916. Children: Robert R., Neil C., Marian H.

father:
Robert Emmett Mcmath

mother:
Frances (Brodie) Mcmath

spouses:
Josephine Cook

Madeline Davenport King

children:
Robert R. Mcmath

Neil C. Mcmath

Marian H Mcmath