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Henry Jackson Burt

civil engineer

Henry Jackson Burt, American civil engineer. Mason.

Background

Burt, Henry Jackson was born on February 6, 1873 in Urbana, Illinois, United States. Son of Henry Jackson and Isabelle (Dunlap) Burt.

Education

Bachelor of Science in C.E., University of Illinois, 1896, C.E., 1914.

Career

Draftsman, 1896-1899. Railroad surveys and construction, 1900. Assistant professor civil engineering, Iowa State College, 1901.

Designer, estimator and office manager, American Bridge Company, Salt Lake City, and Denver, 1901-1911. Consultant structural engineer for Holabird & Roche, architects, Chicago, since 1911, also general practice as consultant, since 1921. Major Quartermaster Corps., Construction Division, United States of America, February 1918-May 1919.

Lieutenant colonel O.R.C., since 1919.

Membership

Mason.

Connections

Married Edith Fleming, July 2, 1901. Children: Henry Jackson, Luella, Jesse Fleming, Morris Nathan, Helen Edith.

father:
Henry Jackson Burt

mother:
Isabelle (Dunlap) Burt

spouse:
Edith Fleming

children:
Henry Jackson Burt

Luella Burt

Jesse Fleming Burt

Morris Nathan Burt

Helen Edith Burt