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John Rose Wilson Davis

civil engineer.

John Rose Wilson Davis, American civil engineer. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Railway Engineering Association.

Background

Davis, John Rose Wilson was born on October 26, 1868 in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Thompson and Annie Supplee (Rose) Davis.

Education

C.E., Lehigh University, 1891. Unmarried.

Career

Began as rodman New York, L.E. & W. R.R., 1891. Assistant supervisor same, April-December, 1892, assistant engineer, 1892-1898. Div. engineer Chicago & Erie R.R., at Huntington, Indiana, 1898-1900.

Engineer maintenance of way, Erie R.R., at Jersey City, New Jersey, 1900-1901. Same, C. & A. Railway, at Bloomington, Illinois, January-November, 1901. Engineer maintenance of way, Erie R.R., at Jersey City, 1901-1903.

With Great Northern Railway since September 1, 1903, chief engineer since 1925.

Membership

Member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Railway Engineering Association.

Connections

father:
Thompson Davis

mother:
Annie Supplee (Rose) Davis