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Henry Albert Pressey

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Henry Albert Pressey, American engineer. member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Institute of Electrical Engineers, Washington Society Engineers. Commanded Engineer Company District of Columbia National Guard.

Background

Pressey, Henry Albert was born on September 24, 1873 in Lewiston, Maine, United States. Son of Warren E. and Annie R. (Irish) Pressey.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Columbian (now George Washington University, 1893, Doctor of Philosophy., 1906. Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1896.

Career

Engineer on Metropolitan Water Works, Boston, 1897. Engineer with United States War Department, 1898. Hydrographer United States Geological Survey and professor сivil engineering, Columbian U., from 1899.

In private practice since 1903. Vice president Spencer Water Company. Also director of the Southern Public Service Corporation, Oxford Water & Electric Company, Graham Water & Electric Company, Morgantown Water Company Consulting engineer New York State Water Supply Commission, 1909.

Director American Forestry Association. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Institute of Electrical Engineers, Washington Society Engineers. Commanded Engineer Company District of Columbia National Guard.

Works

  • Author: Hydrography of Southern Appalacian Region, Parts I and II, 1902. Water Powers of the State of Maine, 1902. Flow of Rivers in the Vicinity of the City of New York, 1903.

    Hydrography of Cecil County, Maryland., 1903.

Membership

Member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Institute of Electrical Engineers, Washington Society Engineers. Commanded Engineer Company District of Columbia National Guard. Clubs: University, Washington Country.

Connections

Married Perley Fitch, of Washingtonville, Orange County, New York, October 18, 1899. Children: Henry Albert, Warren Fitch.

father:
Warren E. Pressey

mother:
Annie R. (Irish) Pressey

spouse:
Perley Fitch

children:
Henry Albert Pressey

Warren Fitch Pressey