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Lincoln Bush

civil engineer

Lincoln Bush, American civil engineer.

Background

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

Education

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

Career

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.

Connections

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

father:
Lewis Bush

mother:
Mary (Ritchie) Bush

spouse:
Alma R. Green

children:
Cedric Lincoln Bush

Denzil Sidney Bush