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Lincoln Bush

civil engineer

Lincoln Bush, American civil engineer.


Bush, Lincoln was born on December 14, 1860 in Cook Company, Illinois, United States. Son of Lewis and Mary (Ritchie) Bush.


Master of Science, Cook County Normal School, 1880. Bachelor of Science, University of Illinois, 1888, honorary Doctor of Engineering, 1904.


Assistant engineer U.P. R.R. and Pacific Short Line, 1888-1890. Assistant engineer with E. L. Corthell, 1890-1892. Chief draftsman, West Office Pittsburgh Bridge Company, 1892-1896.

Assistant bridge engineer and acting div. engineer C.&N.W. R.R., 1896-1899. Bridge engineer, 1899-1900, principal assistant engineer, 1900-1903, chief engineer, D.,L.&W. Railroad, 1903-1908. Then retired. Inventor of a new method of constructing concrete and pile footings.

Also the Bush train shed, Bush track construction Colonel Quartermaster Corps., United States of America, World War. Home: Kansas City, Mo.


Married Alma R. Green, 1890. Children: Cedric Lincoln, Denzil Sidney.

Lewis Bush

Mary (Ritchie) Bush

Alma R. Green

Cedric Lincoln Bush

Denzil Sidney Bush