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Lorenzo Dana Cornish

civil engineer

Lorenzo Dana Cornish, American civil engineer. Served as private Company C, 3d New York Volumes, June-October 1898.

Background

Cornish, Lorenzo Dana was born on March 30, 1877 in Lee Centre, New York, United States. Son of James Bennett and Frances Emeline (Ward) Cornish.

Education

C.E., Syracuse University, 1902.

Career

1 son, Eugene Brodhead. Married second, Jeanette Welsh, May 18, 1916. Junior United States civil engineer and superintendent constitution, at Pittsburgh, 1902-1906.

Assistant engineer International Consulting Board Panama Canal, 1906. Designing engineer Isthmian Canal Commission, 1907-1913. Principal assistant engineer American Red Cross Board Engineers, China, 1914.

Principal United States engineer, United States Engineer Department, Cincinati, O., 1915-1917. Assistant chief engineer, 1919, became chief engineer, 1928, Division of Waterways, State of Illinois, building Waterways, Lockport to La-Salle.

Religion

Through Covenant each individual accepts the relationship with God. It is not about acquiring a relationship with God, but living within the loving relationship that God has already offered.

Politics

Our justification before God is based on faith in Christ alone and not in our ethnicity.

Views

Christians should take seriously their calling as salt and light.

Membership

Served as private Company C, 3d New York Volumes, June-October 1898.

Connections

Married Mary Elizabeth Brodhead, January 15, 1901 (died 1911).; married second, Jeanette Welsh, May 18, 1916.

father:
James Bennett Cornish

mother:
Frances Emeline (Ward) Cornish

spouses:
Mary Elizabeth Brodhead

Jeanette Welsh