Biography of Frederick T. Barcroft
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BARCROFT, Frederick Thomas, consulting engineer and architect; born, Detroit, Feb. 20, 1873; son of James Henry Thomas and Mary I. (Newton) Barcroft; educated public schools and under tutors; married, Katharine Sherman Joy, of Detroit, 1904; one son, Frederick Joy. Served as assistant chief engineer, Toledo, Saginaw & Muskegon, Chicago, Detroit & Canada Junction, Detroit, Grand Haven & Milwaukee, and Michigan Air Line railways, 1891-98; chief engineer Michigan and Ohio Transportation Co., 1899-1900; in general practice, designing, constructing and consulting work, engineering and architectural, since 1900; consulting engineer, Dunbar & Sullivan Dredging Co. Member City Plan and Improvement Commission, 1909-20; appointed to make an appraisal of the street railway properties for the city of Detroit, 1909 and 1910; report completed and printed, 1910, and known as the "Barcroft Appraisal." Episcopalian. Member American Institute of Architects, American Society Civil Engineers. Clubs: Westminster Tennis, Detroit Boat. Recreations: tennis, boating, fishing, hunting. Office: 2312-2314 Dime Savings Bank Bldg. Residence: 24 Westminster Ave.

From:
The Book of Detroiters
A Biographical Dictionary
Of Leading Living Men
Of The City of Detroit

Second Edition 1914
Edited By: Albert Nelson Marquis
A. N. Marquis & Company
Chicago 1914.

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