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Lewis Buckley Stillwell

electrical engineer

Lewis Buckley Stillwell, American electrical engineer. member Erie R.R. elec; member board dirs.

Background

Stillwell, Lewis Buckley was born on March 12, 1863 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Richard and Margaret (Snyder) Stillwell.

Education

Student Wesleyan University, Connecticut, 1882-1884. Electrical Engineer, Lehigh University, 1885, Master of Science, 1907, Doctor of Science, 1914. Doctor of Science, Wesleyan, 1907.

Career

1 son, Richard. Assistant electrician, Westinghouse Elec. & Manufacturing Company, 1886-1890. Chief electrical engineer, same, 1890-1897.

Electrical director Niagara Falls Power Company, 1897-1900. In practice as consultant electrical engineer, New York, since 1900. Construction engineering Manhattan Elev.

Railway Company (electrification of elevated lines in New York City), 1899-1906. Electrical director Rapid Transit Subway Constr. Company, 1900-1909; construction engineering Hudson Companies, 1905-1913.

Member Erie R.R. electrical commission, 1906. Construction engineering United Rys. & Elec. Company of Baltimore, 1906-1920, Interborough Rapid Transit Company, 1909-1920, New York,N.H.&H. Railroad Company (Hoosac Tunnel electrification), 1910-1911, New York, Westchester & Boston Railway Company, 1911-1915, Lehigh Navigation Elec.

Company, 1912-1918; consulting engineer Holland Vehicular Tunnels, 1924-1927. Construction engineering Port of New York Authority, since 1927. Life trustee, Princeton University, since 1918.

Member board directors Chamber of Commerce, United States of America, 1921-1923. Home: Princeton, New Jersey.

Membership

Member Erie R.R. elec. Member board dirs.

Connections

Married Mary Elizabeth Thurston, April.

father:
Richard Stillwell

mother:
Margaret (Snyder) Stillwell

spouse:
Mary Elizabeth Thurston