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George Trowbridge Hand

civil engineer

George Trowbridge Hand, American civil engineer. Member American Society of Civil Engineers.

Background

Hand, George Trowbridge was born on December 1, 1872 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States. Son of James A. and Harriet M. (Trowbridge) Hand.

Education

Public schools and business school.

Career

Rodman, National Docks Railway (now Lehigh Valley R.R.) at Jersey City, New Jersey, 1889. Principal assistant engineer Lehigh Valley’s Jersey City terminals at National Docks. Assistant engineer, terminal engineer, div. engineer, in charge Morris and Essex divisions, D., L. & W. R.R., 1891-1897.

Chief engineer Lehigh Valley R.R., 1917-1937, construction engineering, 1937-1938, now retired.

Membership

Member American Society of Civil Engineers.

Connections

Married Margaret Healy, May 10, 1897 (died 1928). Children: George Kenneth (died 1936), Margaret Jean, James Donald, Frederick Gordon.

father:
James A. Hand

mother:
Harriet M. (Trowbridge) Hand

spouse:
Margaret Healy

children:
George Kenneth Hand (died 1936)

Margaret Jean Hand

James Donald Hand

Frederick Gordon Hand