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Transportation executive

Herbert Edwards Bixler, American transportation executive. Member Massachusetts Legislation Committee to Investigate MBTA.

Background

Bixler, Herbert Edwards was born on June 10, 1911 in New London, Connecticut, United States. Son of James Wilson and Mabel (Seelye) Bixler.

Education

AB, Amherst College, 1932;Master of Science in Transportation, Yale University, 1933.

Career

Car agent, New York Center System, 1934-1936;transportation inspector, New Haven R.R., 1936-1937;supervisor, New Haven R.R., 1937-1941;superintendent freight transportation, New Haven R.R., 1941-1945;transportation assistant, New Haven R.R., 1945-1948;general superintendent transportation, New Haven R.R., New York City, 1948-1949;general superintendent transportation, New York City R.R., 1949-1950;general superintendent transportation, Boston & Maine R.R., Boston and Maine, 1950-1955;assistant to president, Northeast Airlines, 1955-1961;associate, Systems Analysis and Research Corporation, 1962-1964;vice president, Systems Analysis and Research Corporation, 1964-1970;transportation consultant, Jaffrey, N.H., since 1971.

Membership

Member Massachusetts Legislation Committee to Investigate MBTA.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: swimming, chorus singing, travelling.

Connections

Married Agnes Rodgers, June 26, 1937 (deceased February 20, 1986). Children: Sidney Rodgers, Agnes Seelye Bixler Kurtz, Elizabeth James. Married Judith Emery Millican, June 7, 1987.

father:
James Wilson Bixler

mother:
Mabel (Seelye) Bixler

spouse:
Agnes Rodgers

spouse:
Judith Emery Millican

child:
Sidney Rodgers Bixler

child:
Agnes Seelye Bixler Kurtz Bixler

child:
Elizabeth James Bixler