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John Meiggs Ewen

engineer

John Meiggs Ewen, American engineer.

Background

Ewen, John Meiggs was born on September 3, 1859 in Newtown, New York, United States. Son of Warren and Sarah (Faulkner) Ewen.

Education

Graduate Stevens Institute Technology, 1880.

Career

Assistant engineer J. B. and J. M. Cornell, iron works, New York, 1884-1886. Architectural engineer W. L. B. Jenny, Chicago, 1886-1890. Engineer and general manager Burnham & Root, architects, 4 years.

Vice-president and general manager (4 years in London. England) and western contracting agent George A. Fuller & Company, Chicago, 1890-1902. Vice-president and western representative Thompson-Starrett Company, building contractors, New York, 1902-1904.

Now president John M. Ewen Company, engrs. and builders, Chicago.

Connections

Married Grace Patterson, March 29, 1889.

father:
Warren Ewen

mother:
Sarah (Faulkner) Ewen

spouse:
Grace Patterson