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William Kurtz Myers

engineer

William Kurtz Myers, American engineer. member Executive Committee International Railway Company, 1928-1943; Member American Society of Mechanical Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers; Club: Engineers.

Background

Myers, William Kurtz was born on December 17, 1883 in Millville, New Jersey, United States. Son of Christian and Louisa (Kurtz) Myers.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Pennsylvania State College, 1905.

Career

Draftsman Pennsylvania Steel Company, 1905-1907. Engineer Chicago Traction Company, 1908-1919. Valuation manager and engineer Philadelphia Rapid Transit Company, and International Railway Company of Buffalo, 1919-1923, vice president Philadelphia Rapid Transit Company, 1923-1926, president, 1926-1927.

Executive vice president Mitten Bank Securities Corporation, 1927-1929, president, 1929-1938. Vice president Mitten Management, Inc., 1927-1943. Chairman of the executive committee and vice Chairman of the Board of directors Philadelphia Rapid Transit Company, 1928-1931.

Member Executive Committee International Railway Company, 1928-1943. President Mitten Bank & Trust Company, 1928-1940. Chairman of the Board of directors Pennsylvania Steel Castings Company, Chester, Pennsylvania, since 1933.

Membership

Member Executive Committee International Railway Company, 1928-1943. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers. Club: Engineers.

Connections

Married Margaret Steinbach, June 23, 1909.

father:
Christian Myers

mother:
Louisa (Kurtz) Myers

spouse:
Margaret Steinbach