Berg, Walter Gilman was born on January 12, 1858 in New York, United States. Son of Albert W. and Helen M. (Morse) Berg.
Brother of Louis DeCoppet Bergh. Educated private tutors New York and public schools Stuttgart, Germany. Graduate civil engineering, Royal Polytechnic Institute, Stuttgart, 1878.
Samuel and Alice (Moncure) Burke, of Virginia, February 28, 1893. Engaged, 1878—as bridge engineer, and engineer in charge Richmond & Allegheny R.R., principal assistant engineer. E. Tennessee, Virginia & Georgia R.R., assistant engineer, principal assistant engineer, engineer maintenance of way and now chief engineer Lehigh Valley R.R. Author: Buildings and Structures of American Railroads, 1892.
American Railway Bridges and Buildings, 1898. Strength of Timber, 1899. American Railway Shop Systems, 1904.