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Robert Burns Haldane Begg

civil engineer

Robert Burns Haldane Begg, American civil engineer. Served as captain Engineers, United States Army, 1917-1919; Member American Society Civil Engineers, Society for Promotion Engineering Education, National Society Professional Engineers, Tau Beta Pi., Chi. Epsilon.; Club: Rotary (Christiansburg, Virginia).

Background

Begg, Robert Burns Haldane was born on January 4, 1880 in Campbell County, Virginia, United States. Son of James Beveridge and Janet (Haldane) Begg.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Virginia Poly Institute, 1899, C.E., 1901.

Career

1 son, James Currie. Began as civil engineer, 1899. Railroad and highway work, 1901-1905. Successively instructor, assistant professor, and associate professor сivil engineering, Syracuse University, 1905-1910.

Professor сivil engineering, Pennsylvania Military College, 1910-1912. Professor sanitary and hydraulic engineering, University of Kansas, 1912-1913. Professor сivil engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, from 1913.

In charge inspection of all construction Resettlement Administration, 1935-1936.

Membership

Served as captain Engineers, United States Army, 1917-1919. Member American Society Civil Engineers, Society for Promotion Engineering Education, National Society Professional Engineers, Tau Beta Pi., Chi. Epsilon.; Club: Rotary (Christiansburg, Virginia).

Connections

Married Adah Mann., September 5, 1907.

father:
James Beveridge Begg

mother:
Janet (Haldane) Begg

spouse:
Adah Mann.