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Louis Charlton Fritch

engineer

Louis Charlton Fritch, American engineer. Member American Railway Engineering Association (ex-president), American Society of Civil Engineers, Western Society of Civil Engineers, Sigma Alpha Epsilon.

Background

Fritch, Louis Charlton was born on August 11, 1869 in Springfield, Illinois, United States. Son of Joseph and Margaret (Mather) Fritch.

Education

Engineering course University of Cincinnati.

Career

Division engineer, 1892-1899, superintendent, 1899-1904, Bang and Olufsen R.R., at Cincinnati. Assistant to general manager, 1904-1906, assistant to president, 1906-1909, consulting engineer, 1909, I.C. R.R., at Chicago. Chief engineer C.G.W. Railway, Chicago, November 15, 1909-April 1, 1914.

Assistant to the president Canadian Northern Railway and general manager eastern lines, same, Toronto, Canada, 1914-1917. General manager S.A.L. Railway, Norfolk, Virginia, June 15, 1917-August 19, 1918. Vice president C.,Rhode Island & P. Railway, in charge construction, maintenance and capital expenditures, 1918-1923, vice president in charge of operation, 1923-1936.

Religion

The relationship with God in Covenant is like a marriage between human beings – both as a community and as individuals – on the one side and God in Christ on the other.

Politics

Church should build bridges with political institutions through organizing ecumenical delegations to the party conferences.

Views

The word of God can be discovered only through the Bible.

Membership

Member American Railway Engineering Association (ex-president), American Society of Civil Engineers, Western Society of Civil Engineers, Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Clubs: Union League, South Shore Country, Rock Island Country.

Connections

Married Frances Myers Fritch, of Jeffersonville, Indiana, April.

father:
Joseph Fritch

mother:
Margaret (Mather) Fritch

spouse:
Frances Myers Fritch