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William Glyde Wilkins

engineer

William Glyde Wilkins, American engineer. member of The W. G. Wilkins Company, engrs. and architects, Pittsburgh, since 1887, during which time has been engineer for 18 complete coke plants aggregating 6,000 ovens, and 30 complete coal mining plants costing over $15,000,000.; Member Pittsburgh Flood Commission.

Background

Wilkins, William Glyde was born on April 16, 1854 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Alvin and Charlotte (Glyde) Wilkins.

Education

C.E., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1879.

Career

On United States Government surveys of Mississippi River, 1 year. Assistant engineer of construction Pennsylvania R.R., 7 years. City engineer Allegheny, Pennsylvania, 2 years.

Member of The W. G. Wilkins Company, engrs. and architects, Pittsburgh, since 1887, during which time has been engineer for 18 complete coke plants aggregating 6,000 ovens, and 30 complete coal mining plants costing over $15,000,000.

Membership

Member of The W. G. Wilkins Company, engrs. and architects, Pittsburgh, since 1887, during which time has been engineer for 18 complete coke plants aggregating 6,000 ovens, and 30 complete coal mining plants costing over $15,000,000. Member Pittsburgh Flood Commission.

Connections

Married Sarah A. Simmons, December 29, 1880.

father:
Alvin Wilkins

mother:
Charlotte (Glyde) Wilkins

spouse:
Sarah A. Simmons