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Robert Clemons Falconer

civil engineer

Robert Clemons Falconer, American civil engineer.


Falconer, Robert Clemons was born on March 21, 1874 in St. Mary’s, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Nathaniel Sill and Elizabeth (Clemons) Falconer.


Bachelor of Science in Continuing education, University of Wisconsin, 1895.


With Purdy & Henderson, New York, 1895-1897, Cambria Steel Company, Johnstown, Pennsylvania, 1897-1898, Pennsylvania Lines West of Pittsburgh, 1898-1901. Sales engineer American Bridge Company, Pittsburgh, 1901-1902. Prospecting for Pittsburgh Zinc Company, 1902-1903.

Designer, Walton Iron Company, Cincinnati, 1903-1904. Designer and estimator McClintock-Marshall Construction Company, Pittsburgh, 1904-1905. With Erie R.R., since 1905, advancing through various positions in engineering department to assistant vice-president and chief engineer, and assistant vice president in charge of engineering.

Also director Paterson & Ramapo, Paterson, Newark and New New York Home: Cleveland, O.


Married Clara Eliza McLain, October 25, 1906. Children: Clara Evans, Elizabeth, Robert McLain.

Nathaniel Sill Falconer

Elizabeth (Clemons) Falconer

Clara Eliza McLain

Clara Evans Falconer

Elizabeth Falconer

Robert McLain Falconer