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William Brown Doddridge

capitalist.

William Brown Doddridge, American capitalist.

Background

Doddridge, William Brown was born on October 19, 1848 in Circleville, Ohio, United States. Son of Nathaniel Willis and Annie E. (Brown) Doddridge.

Education

Education common schools, Columbus, Ohio.

Career

Telegraph messenger and operator, 1862-1866. Entered railway service, 1866, with Pittsburgh, Columbus & Cincinnati R.R. Went to U.P., 1867, becoming a div. superintendent, 1878, general superintendent Idaho div., 1881-1884.

Business manager Anaconda Copper Smelting Company, 1884-1886. Div. superintendent Mo.P. Railway, 1886-1889. General manager St. Louis, Arkansas & Texas R.R., 1889-1891, and of its successor, St. Louis, Southwestern Railway, 1891-1893.

General manager Mo.P. Railway System, 1893-1900. Address: 3965 Westminster Place, St. Louis.

Connections

Married Frances L. Barnum, 1870.

father:
Nathaniel Willis Doddridge

mother:
Annie E. (Brown) Doddridge

spouse:
Frances L. Barnum