Biography of Harry C. Ives
Cook County, Il Biographies

IVES, HARRY C. — Born June 25, 1852, at Newark, N. J. He received his education at Rutger’s College at New Brunswick, N. J. Entered railway service in 1871 in the engineering and operaling department of the Northern Pacific railway, where he remained four years. During the two years following he was employed in the operating and auditing department of the Missouri Pacific road, after which he served one year in the auditing department of the Minneapolis & St. Louis road. He then became connected with the Great Northern railway, and was for eleven years in the operating department of that road and its auxiliary lines. He left this position to become division superintendent of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe road, where after two and a half years’ service he was promoted to the office of purchasing agent, and in March, 1893, was appointed assistant to the first vice-president, which positibn he now holds. Mr. Ives was married Nov. 14, 1877, at Minneapolis, Minn.


FROM:
The Handbook of Chicago Biography
Edited by John J Flinn.
The Standard Guide Company
Chicago 1893

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