Biography of Herman Bergholtz
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Bergholtz, Herman, was born in Sweden, and came to this country in 1883, since which time he has been associated with the development of electric lighting and railways. He has been connected with the Edison and Thomson Houston Electric Companies in the development of the modern electric railway as an engineer and promoter. He is associated with Horace E. Hand, esq., a Scranton capitalist, in several electric railway projects. His education was acquired at the University of Lund, Sweden. He is a member of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers. In 1890 he married, in Philadelphia, Miss Adelina O. Thomson, sister of the celebrated electrician, Prof. Elihu Thomson, of the Thomson Houston Company, and they have one daughter.

From:
Landmarks of Tompkins County, New York
Including a History of Cornell University
Edited by: John H. Selkreg
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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