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Samuel Serson Baxter

consultant engineer.

Samuel Serson Baxter, American consultant engineer. award National Soc.


Baxter, Samuel Serson was born on February 6, 1905 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Matthew and Elizabeth (Serson) Baxter.


Student, Drexel Institute Tech.


Registered profile engineer Various engineering positions Bureau Engineering, Philadelphia, 1923-1939, assistant chief engineer, chief engineer, 1946-1952. Assistant director Public Works, Philadelphia, 1939-1942. Commissioner, chief engineer Water Department, from 1972.

Construction engineering, from 1972. Chairman of the Board East Girard Savings Association, Philadelphia, from 1962. Vice president Philadelphia council Boy Scouts American, 1963-1968, president, 1968-1969.

Trustee Drexel U., from 1971.


Salvation can be achieved through deep and sincere believe in God.


A member of a Christian Church should support all social initiatives having a purpose to maintain and strengthen well-being and progress of the whole community and its members.


The family has its own complex identity as a small community of covenant love and trust.


Served to major C.E. Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Named Engineer of Year Philadelphia chapter Pennsylvania Society Professional Engineers, 1959. Fellow American Society of Civil Engineers (director 1959-1962, president 1971).

Member American Public Works Association (president 1947, chairman research foundation 1965-1977), American Water Works Association (director) 1959-1962, president 1965-1966), Engineers. Club Philadelphia (president 1963), National Academy Engineering, Drexel U. Alumni Association (president 1969-1973). Club: Union League (Philadelphia).


Married Norma Ruth Winter, October 8, 1932. Children: Richard A., Linda C. Student, Drexel Institute.

Matthew Baxter

Elizabeth (Serson) Baxter

Norma Ruth Winter

Richard A. Baxter

Linda C. Student Baxter

Drexel Inst Baxter