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Louis Yager

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Louis Yager, American engineer. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Railway Engineers Association (president 1929).; Mason (32 degree).; Club: St. Paul Athletic.

Background

Yager, Louis was born on July 12, 1877 in Germantown, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Frederick R. and Mary (Eberlein) Yager.

Education

Graduated from the high school, Preston, Minnesota, 1895. C.E., University of Minnesota, 1900.

Career

Rodman and inspector N.P. Railway, 1900, assistant engineer on construction, 1901-1902, supervisor bridges and buildings, at Minneapolis, 1902-1907, assistant engineer, St. Louis Bay Bridge reconstruction, Duluth, and construction Glendive (Montana) East Line, 1907-1910, div. engineer, St. Paul, 1910-1917, engineer maintenance of way, St. Paul, 1917-1919. Chief maintenance of way engineer, United States R.R. Administration, Washington, District of Columbia, 1919-1920. Engineer, maintenance of way, N.P. Railway, St. Paul, 1920-1922, assistant chief engineer since 1922.

Membership

Member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Railway Engineers Association (president 1929). Mason (32 degree).; Club: St. Paul Athletic.

Connections

Married Hester Elizabeth Whiteley, of Brainerd, Minnesota, August 14, 1902.

father:
Frederick R. Yager

mother:
Mary (Eberlein) Yager

spouse:
Hester Elizabeth Whiteley