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William Simpson Keller

civil engineer

William Simpson Keller, American civil engineer.

Background

Keller, William Simpson was born on February 20, 1874 in Tuscumbia, Alabama, United States. Son of Arthur Henley and Sally (Simpson) Keller.

Education

State Normal College, Florence, Alabama, 2½ years. Bachelor of Civil Engineering, University of Alabama, 1893.

Career

Practiced at Tuscumbia, 1893-1900. Assistant engineer Shiloh National Military Park, 1900-1905. Assistant engineer, April-October 1905, engineer, 1905-1907, Madison Company (Tennessee) Good Roads Commission.

Superintendent road construction, Office of Public Roads, United States Department of Agriculture, 1907-1910. Company engineer, Dallas Company, Alabama, 1910-1911. State highway engineer of Alabama, May 1, since 1911.

Connections

Married Aileen Moore, May 18, 1904 (died 1912). Married second, Annie Searcy, December 1913.

father:
Arthur Henley Keller

mother:
Sally (Simpson) Keller

spouses:
Aileen Moore

Annie Searcy