Biography of Charles M. Morse


Morse, Charles M., Buffalo, son of David R. Morse, president of the Erie County Savings Bank, was born in Buffalo, N. Y., January 11, 1854. He pursued a special course in engineering at Yale University. and afterward was employed on a railroad engineering corps and later as transitman with a government engineering corps along Lakes Erie and Ontario. About 1874 he entered the Brooks Locomotive Works at Dunkirk, and afterward became successively a machinist in the Erie and Lake Shore Railroad shops, locomotive inspector for the Erie Railroad Company, and superintendent of the Crown Point Iron Company at Crown Point, N.Y. From 1882 to 1886 he practiced his profession as mechanical engineer in New York city, and since then has followed the same business in Buffalo, where he is also senior partner of the Buffalo Engineering Company, engineers and contractors. Mr. Morse has been a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers since 1884 and of the American Society of Civil Engineers since January, 1895. In December, 1890, he married Kathleen Edgar of Easton, Pa.

Our County and its people
A descriptive work on Erie County, New York
Edited by: Truman C. White
The Boston History Company, Publishes 1898


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