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Frederick Sievers Schwinn

civil engineer

Frederick Sievers Schwinn, American civil engineer. Member of American Railway Engineering Association (director 1941-1945.

Background

Schwinn, Frederick Sievers was born on June 20, 1889 in Fort Scott, Kansas, United States. Son of Benjamin Franklin and Lillie (Sievers) Schwinn.

Education

Educated Lewis Institute and Armour Institute Technology, Chicago.

Career

Rodman, instrumentman and assistant engineer S.P. Company, Sacramento, 1908-1913. Assistant engineer and assistant superintendent S.P. Lines, Lafayette, Louisiana, 1913-1917. Assistant div. superintendent I., N. Railway, Palestine, Texas, 1917-1918.

Engineer for receiver, 1918-1920, chief engineer for receiver, 1920-1922. Chief engineer International G.N. Railroad Company, December, 1922-June 1, 1925. Assistant chief engineer Gulf Coast Lines and International G.N. R.R., 1925-1927.

Assistant chief engineer Member of Parliament Lines, 1927-1956. Engineering consultant and analyst, 1956-1968. Registered professional engineer, civil.

Membership

Member of American Railway Engineering Association (director 1941-1945.

Connections

Married Beatrice Sanford Barnes, December 25, 1912. Children: Frederick Seamans, Elizabeth Caroline, David Sanford.

father:
Benjamin Franklin Schwinn

mother:
Lillie (Sievers) Schwinn

spouse:
Beatrice Sanford Barnes

children:
Frederick Seamans Schwinn

Elizabeth Caroline Schwinn

David Sanford Schwinn