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Samuel Serson Baxter

consultant engineer.

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

Background

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

Education

Student, Drexel Institute Tech.

Career

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.

Religion

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

Politics

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.

Views

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

Membership

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).

Connections

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

father:
Matthew Baxter

mother:
Elizabeth (Serson) Baxter

spouse:
Norma Ruth Winter

children:
Richard A. Baxter

Linda C. Student Baxter

Drexel Inst Baxter