Peter Gansevoort Ten Eyck Edit Profile
Educated Albany Academy, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, 1892-1896.
1 son, Peter Gansevoort Dederick. With New York City&Hassaram Rijhumal R.R., 1896-1903, becoming signal engineer, organized signal department and designed signal standards. Signal engineer, treasurer, 1903, later vice-president and general manager, Federal Railway Signal Company.
Inventor many signal devices, some of which are now in general use. Consulting engineer Chairman committee to revise by-laws of Commerce.,Rhode Island&P. and Pennsylvania R.R. companies, 1915. Chairman Highways Transport Committee of New York, to establish rural motor express service.
Chairman New York State Advisory Board under Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works. Former commissioner New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets. Former director Manhattan Railway Company.
Director National Commercial Bank & Trust Company.
Member Local Draft Board for Division Northern 4, City of Albany, New York, World War I. Delaware to Democratic National Convention, 1912, 20. Member 63d and 67th Congresses (1913-1915 and 1921-1923), 28th New York District. Member Old Guard, 3d Sig.
Corps, 3d Brig. National Guard New York. Member Hudson Valley Federated Chamber Commerce (director at large), Albany Chamber Commerce (ex-president), New York State Association Real Estate Bds., New York State Farm Bureau Federal (ex-president), New York State Agricultural Society (executive president), Albany County Agricultural Society and Exposition (ex-president), Albany County Farm Bureau (ex-president). Member board visitors, New York State School of Agriculture, Cobleskill.
Member Great Lakes, Hudson Waterways Association. Member), New York State History Association, Dutch Settlers Society of Albany, Capital District Guernsey Breeders Association, American Guernsey Cattle. Member First Church in Albany of the Reformed Church in America.
Clubs: Albany (ex-president), Albany Automobile (ex-president and director), Fort Orange (ex-president), University, Burns, Elks, Albany Country, Kiwanis (honorary).
Married Bertha F. Dederick, April.