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Richard Erwin Dougherty

consultant engineer , railway official (retired).

Richard Erwin Dougherty, American consultant engineer, railway official (retired). Recipient Egleston medal Columbia Engineering Schools Alumni Association, 1945, University medal Columbia, 1948, Townsend Harris medal Association Alumni College, City of New York, 1949, others. Licensed professional engineer New York, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Ohio, Massachusetts, California, Virginia.

Background

Dougherty, Richard Erwin was born on February 13, 1880 in New York City. Son of Richard and Emma (Erwin) Dougherty.

Education

Student College City of New York, 1894-1897. C.E., Columbia, 1901.

Career

Instructor in engineering Columbia University, 1901-1902. Special lecturer Cooper Union, 1917-1921. With New York Central System, 1902-1951, started as rodman, retired as vice president, 1951.

Consultant Seelye, Stevenson, Value and Knecht, since 1951. Transportation Cons., Washington, since 1954.

Membership

Member advising committee on safety of White House, 1948. Member of advisory council сivil engineering Columbia, U. Notre Dame, Norwich University. Member sometime officer several professional associations.

Clubs: New York Railroad.

Connections

Married Jessie Evelyn Spurgeon, March 2, 1905. Children: Evelyn E. (Mistress.

father:
Richard Dougherty

mother:
Emma (Erwin) Dougherty

spouse:
Jessie Evelyn Spurgeon

child:
Evelyn E. (Mrs Dougherty