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James Daniel Mortimer

electric power industry executive.

James Daniel Mortimer, electric power industry executive. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Am Institute of Elctrical Engineering (associate), Alpha Delta Phi, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi.

Background

Mortimer, James Daniel was born on November 23, 1879 in Elmhurst, Illinois, United States. Son of Mathew and Rose Anna (McAuley) Mortimer.

Education

Throop Polytechnic Institute, Pasadena, California. Bachelor of Science in Mech. Engineering, University California, 1900, also post-graduate work.

Career

Assistant in electrical engineering University of California, 1900-1902. Superintendent of power Puget Sound Electric Railway Company, 1902-1903. Electrical engineer Puget Sound Power Company, 1903-1905.

Engineer, manager, operating department Vice-President Electric Bond & Share Company. New York City, 1905-1909. Vice president North American Company, 1909-1914, president company and subsidiaries, 1914-1920, resigned.

President Western Power Company of Canada, 1917-1920. Chairman reorganization committee Winona Interurban Railway Company, 1916-1924. Later specializing in investment securities.

Membership

Member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Am Institute of Elctrical Engineering (associate), Alpha Delta Phi, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi.

Connections

Married Esther May Woodward, September 18, 1908.

father:
Mathew Mortimer

mother:
Rose Anna (McAuley) Mortimer

spouse:
Esther May Woodward