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George Van Trump Burgess

consultant engineer.

George Van Trump Burgess, American consultant engineer. Member American Institute Cons. Engineers.

Background

Burgess, George Van Trump was born on March 13, 1903 in Pittsburgh. Son of George Heckman and Harriet (Van Trump) Burgess.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Yale, 1925. E.D. (honorary), Case Institute Technology, 1950.

Career

Field clerk Eire R.R., Wanaque, New Jersey, 1925-1926. Resident engineer G., M. & N. R.R., Jackson, Mississippi, 1926-1927. Field engineer, structural designer Dwight P. Robinson & Company at American Rolling Mill Company, Middletown, O., 1927-1929.

Construction manager F.H. McGraw & Company. New York City, 1929-1931. Accoustical construction engineering Elec.

Research Products, Inc., New York City, 1931-1934, vice president, 1934-1938, commercial relations manager, 1938-1941. General manager General Service Studios, Long Island City, New York, senior staff engineer Coverdale & Colpitts, New York City, 1941-1942, partner, 1943-1969.

Membership

Member American Institute Cons. Engineers.

Connections

Married Helen G. Steers, June 6, 1930. Children: Claire Louise (Mistress.

father:
George Heckman Burgess

mother:
Harriet (Van Trump) Burgess

spouse:
Helen G. Steers

child:
Claire Louise (Mrs Burgess