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Goodrich Wilson Lineweaver

government official

Goodrich Wilson Lineweaver, American government official. Member Department Interior, Interdept. Committee on Civilian Defense; Served at Officers Training Camp, Fort Myer, Virginia, 1917; Member American Legion.; Club: National Democratic.; Mason.

Background

Son of James M. and Sallie C. (Ralston) Lineweaver.

On June 21, 1921 he married Evelyn M. Koogler.

Education

Got education at Virginia public schools.

Career

city editor, asso. editor Norfolk (Va.) Ledger-Dispatch, 1920-34;

sec. Hampton Roads (Va.) Port Commn., 1921-26;

analyst polit., transp., electric utility, fire ins. and conservation subjects, 1920-34;

sec. Fed. Power Commn., Washington, 1934-36;

cons. Nat. Power Policy Com., Nat. Reclamation Assn., Pa. Anthracite Commn., Brooking Instn., 1936-37;

exec. sec. U.S. Reclamation Repayment Commn., Dept. Interior, 1937-39;

cons. Nat. Reclamation Assn., 1939; cons. and chief research, 1940-42, chief information, 1942-43;

asst. to commr., 1944;

dir. br. Operation and Maintenance, 1945-50;

asst. commr. Bur. Reclamation, Dept. Interior 1950-53; asst. to commr. Bur. Reclamation, 1953-55;

com. asst. Senate Com. on Interior and Insular Affairs, 1955-61;

rep. Sec. Interior on saline water program, negoti ation All-Am. Canal supplemental contract,

and cooperation with Western land grant colls., 1952;

spl. agt. Bur. Census, 1941-43; Mem. Dept. Interior, Interdept. Com. on Civilian Def.;

sec. Interdept. Com. Phosphate Devel. in Pacific N.W., 1941. Served at Officers Tng. Camp, Ft. Myer, Va., 1917;

lt. army transport service U.S. Army, 1917-18;

asst. troop movement officer, supt insps., port debarkation, Newport News, Norfolk, Va., 1918-20. Mem. Am. Legion.

Presbyn. Club: Nat. Democratic. Mason. Home: 5415 Connecticut Av. N.W.

Membership

  • Catholic Church , the USA

  • Special Committee Mayor Ward Swank , the USA