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Roy Cotsworth Gowdy

civil engineer

Roy Cotsworth Gowdy, American civil engineer.

Background

Gowdy, Roy Cotsworth was born on September 3, 1878 in Washington, Iowa, United States. Son of L. H. and Anna L. (Reid) Gowdy.

Education

Education public and high schools, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Colorado College, 1 year.

Career

1 son, Joseph Scott. Rodman and assistant engineer on location and construction, Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek District Railway, 1899-1900. Draftsman and instrument man, Denver & Northwestern Railway (Moffatt Line), 1902-1903, draftsman and clerk to E. C. von Diest, Colorado Springs, 1905-1906. Resident engineer and later chief engineer, Fort Worth & Denver City Railway, and Wichita Valley Lines, 1906-1918.

Corporate chief engineer, C.&S. Railway Company, Fort Worth & Denver City Railway Company, and Wichita Valley Lines, 1918-1920. Chief engineer C.&S. Railway Company, Fort Worth & Denver City Railway Company, and Wichita Valley Railway Company, since 1920. Home: Denver, Colo.

Connections

Married Emma L. Malden, June 27, 1905.

father:
L. H. Gowdy

mother:
Anna L. (Reid) Gowdy

spouse:
Emma L. Malden