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Samuel Palmer Senior

civil engineer.

Samuel Palmer Senior, American civil engineer. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Connecticut Society of Civil Engineers, American Water Works Association, N.E. Water Works Association, Theta Delta Chi, Tau Beta Pi. Republican.

Background

Senior, Samuel Palmer was born on July 5, 1874 in Washington, District of Columbia. Son of Thomas Richard and Hannah Belle (Palmer) Senior.

Education

C.E., Lehigh University, 1897.

Career

In engineering construction work since 1897, building dams, bridges, tunnels, deep foundations. Built waterworks, Bridgeport. President Bridgeport Hydraulic Company, 1920-1955, also chairman.

Director Bridgeport Hospital. Director Bridgeport Gas Light Company, Connecticut National Bank.

Membership

Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Connecticut Society of Civil Engineers, American Water Works Association, N.E. Water Works Association, Theta Delta Chi, Tau Beta Pi. Republican; Clubs: University, Algonquin (Bridgeport).

Connections

Married Blanche Regina Newman, April. Children: Samuel Palmer, Barbara.

father:
Thomas Richard Senior

mother:
Hannah Belle (Palmer) Senior

spouse:
Blanche Regina Newman

children:
Samuel Palmer Senior

Barbara Senior