Andrews, Alexander Boyd, First VicePresident Southern Ry, Mobile & Ohio and Alabama Great Southern
Rds. Office Raleigh, N. C.
Born July 23, 1841, in Franklin County, N. C.; 1859 to 1861, purchasing agent, paymaster and general superintendent
for contractor Blue Ridge Rd.; after close of the war leased, equipped and operated railway ferry for Raleigh &
Gaston and Petersburgh Rds at Gaston, N. C.; July 1867 to Nov. 1875, superintendent Raleigh & Gaston and Raleigh
& Augusta Rds; 1875 to 1885, superintendent North Caroline division Richmond & Danville Rd.; 1881, elected
president Western North Carolino Rd., and completed same road; 1878 to 1880, also superintendent Atlantic &
North Carolina Rd and superintendent North Carolina division Richmond & Danville Rd.; 1883 to 1886, assistant
to president Richmond & Danville Rd.; 1886 to Dec. 1889, third vice-president; Dec. 1889 to June 30, 1894,
second vice-president same road; July 1892 to June 30. 1894, also general agent for receivers same road; June 30,
1894 to Oct. 1, 1895, second vicepresident Southern Ry; Oct. 1, 1895 to date, first vice-president same road; is
also first vice-president of the Mobile & Ohio and Alabama Great Southern Rds.
Andrews, George H., Secretary Oregon & California Rd. Office Portland, Ore.
Born April 13, 1843, at Birmingham, England. Entered railway service with the Oregon Steamship Co. Feb. 14, 1873,
and remained with that company until 1879; 1879 to 1882, accountant Oregon Ry & Navigation Co.; April 24, 1882
to date, secretary Oregon & California Rd.
Andrews, Sidney F., General Attorney Illinois Central Rd. Office Chicago, Ill.,
Born March 2, 1857, at Alleghany City,Pa. Graduated from Western University of Pennsylvania, at Pittsburg, 1878.
Took a post-graduate course at Cornell University, and spent one year at Carlsruhe. Germany. Entered railway service
1889, since which he has been consecutively to 1892, local attorney Illinois Central Rd at St. Louis, Mo.; 1892
to date, successively local attorney at Chicago, district attorney, assistant general solicitor and general attorney
Andrews, Warren S., Superintendent Washington Division Southern Ry. Office Alexandria, Va.
Born Nov. 24, 1865. Entered railway service 1882 as messenger Illinois Central Rd at Paxton, Ill., since which
he has been consecutively 1883 to 1886, operator and train dispatcher Ohio & Mississippi Ry; 1886 to 1893,
train dispatcher Great Northern Ry at St. Cloud, Minn.; 1893 to 1898, train dispatcher Illinois Central Rd at Champaign
and Kankakee, Ill.; 1898 to 1899, chief train dispatcher same road at Kankakee; Dec. 16, 1899 to June 1902, trainmaster
same road at Champaign and Carbondale, Ill.; July 1, 1902 to March 1, 1903, trainmaster Southern Ry at Charlotte,
N. C.; March 1 to May 1, 1903, trainmaster at Alexandria, Va.; May 1 to Sept. 14, 1903, assistant superintendent
at Greensboro, N. C.; Sept 14, 1903 to date, superintendent same road, at Alexandria, Va.
Andrews, William Lincoln, Manager Transportation The Consolidation Coal Co. Office Baltimore, Md.
Born Sept. 30, 1864. Educated at Lafayette College, 1881 to 1884. Entered railway service 1885 as rodman Pennsylvania
Rd, since which he has been consecutively June to Dec. 1886, stenographer and secretary to superintendent St. Louis
Iron Mountain & Southern Ry; Jan. 1887 to Nov. 1888, private secretary to general superintendent Missouri Pacific
Ry; Nov. 1888 to Nov. 1889, chief clerk legal department St. Louis Southwestern Ry; Nov. 1889 to. March 1896, private
secretary and chief clerk to second vice-president Cleveland Cincinnati Chicago & St. Louis Ry; July 1896 to
March 1898. private secretary to first vice-president Baltimore & Ohio Rd.; March 1898 to Feb. 1. 1904, coal
and coke agent same road; Feb. 1, 1904. to date, manager transportation The Consofldation Coal Co. of Baltimore,
Andros, Frederic W., Ex-Chief Engineer Chihuahua & Pacific Rd.
Born March 19, 1864. Educated. at Taunton, Mass. Entered. railway service 1889 as rodman Oregon Ry & Navigation
Co., since which he has been consecutively 1890 to 1891, leveler and transitman same company; 1891 to 1892, leveler,
transitman and draftsman Portland & Seattle Rd.; 1392 to 1894, assistant engineer Everett & Monte Cristo
Ry; spring of 1894 to spring of 1897, locating engineer Guatemalan Northern Rd of Central America; 1898 to May
1900, resident engineer Chihuahua & Pacific Rd.; May 1900 to March 1903, chief engineer same road; March 1903
resigned to take charge of the survey of the Mexican International Ry from Durango to Mazatlan.
Anewalt, Henry P., Assistant General Freight Agent Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Ry System. Office San
Born Jan. 3, 1868, at Allentown, Pa. Graduated from high school at Allentown, 1384. Entered railway service 1885
as clerk and cashier local freight office Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Rd at Kansas City, Mo., since which he
has been consecutively chief clerk commercial office same place, contracting agent at Kansas City, general freight
and passenger agent Santa Fe Prescott & Phcenix division at Prescott, Ariz., and is now assistant general freight
agent at San Francisco, entire service with the Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe System.
Angell, James Frederick.
Born Dec. 16, 1852. Educated at Monroeville, Ohio. Entered. railway service April 2, 1873, since which he has been
consecutively to Oct. 26, 1876, telegraph operator Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Ry; Oct. 26, 1876 to Sept.
8, 1879, train dispatcher same road; Sept. 8, 1879 to Feb. 28, 1880, trainmaster and chief train dispatcher Chicago
& Alton Rd.; March 1, 1880, Oct. 9, 1882, superintendent telegraph and trainmaster Toledo Deiphos & Burlington
Rd; Nov. 15, 1882 to Nov. 1, 1890, trainmaster Toledo & Ohio Central Ry; Nov. 1, 1890 to Nov. 1902, superintendent
same road; Nov. 1902 to Oct. 1, 1903, superintendent Zanesville & Western Ry.
Angier, Frederick Willis, Traveling Passenger Agent Union Pacific System. Office Denver, Colo,
Born April 12, 1857, at Belfast, Me. Entered railway service Jan. 1880 as clerk in ticket and passenger department
Boston Hoosac Tunnel & Western Rd at North Adams, Mass., since which he has been consecutively Jan. 1, 1882
to Sept. 15, 1885, ticket clerk in general office Ogdensburg & Lake Champlain Rd at Ogdensburg, N. Y.; Sept.
15, 1835 to Aug. 1, 1892, assistant general passenger agent Brunswick & Western Rd.; Sept. 1, 1892 to Feb.
18, 1893, city ticket agent Plant System at Savannah, Ga.; Feb. 18, 1893 to date, traveling passenger agent Union
Annett, C. F., Superintendent Telegraph, Telephones and Electric Lines, Isthmian Canal Commission. Office
City of Panama, Panama.
Born June 25, 1845. Graduated from Regeopolis College at Kingston, Ont., 1859. Entered railway service 1863, since
which he has been consecutively to Jan. 1867, telegraph operator Grand Trunk Ry; Jan. 1867 to Nov. 1869, with telegraph
department Chicago Burlington & Quincy Rd; Nov. 1869 to Jan. 1883, with telegraph department Union Pacific
Ry at Cheyenne, Wyo.; Jan. to Sept. 1883, general manager Wyoming Telephone & Telegraph Co. same place; Sept.
1883 to Nov. 1892, general manager Rocky Mountain Bell Telephone Co. at Salt Lake City, Utah; Nov. 1892 to March
1393, with transportation department Baltimore & Ohio Rd; March 1893 to June 1903, assistant superintendent
telegraph Illinois Central Rd.; April 1905 to date, superintendent telegraph, telephones and electric lines Isthmian
Ansley, Harrie Craig, Treasurer Southern Ry. Office Washington, D. C.
Born April 23, 1851, at Augusta, Ga. Educated. at Virginia Military Institute and at the University of Georgia.
Entered railway service 1873 as clerk Atlanta & Richmond Air Line Ry, since which he has been consecutively
1877 to 1881, auditor and local treasurer Atlanta & Charlotte Air Line Ry; 1882 to 1887, auditor Georgia Pacific
Ry; 1887 to 1891, out of service; 1891 to 1892, auditor Georgia Pacific Ry, and acting auditor Central Rd of Georgia;
1892 to July 1, 1894, assistant auditor Richmond & Danville Rd; June 1, 1894 to date, treasurer Southern Ry.
Is also treasurer Alabama Great Southern Rd and Northern Alabaina Ry.
Anthony, Charles Chapman, Supervisor of Signals Pennsylvania Rd. Office Philadelphia, Pa.
Born Sept. 23, 1863, at Lockport, N. Y. Educated at Cornell University, two years. Entered. railway service Oct.
1893 as electrician maintaining signals New York Central & Hudson River Rd, since which he has been consecutively
June 17, 1895 to May 1. 1900. signal repairman New York division Pennsylvania Rd; May 1, 1900 to Feb. 1, 1902.
foreman of signals Altoona division same road; Feb. 1. 1902 to Jan. 11, 1904, supervisor of signals same division;
Jan. 11, 1904 to date, supervisor, of signals in office of signal engineer same road at Philadelphia.
Anthony, George H., General Agent Wisconsin Central Ry. Office Duluth,. Minn.
Born Feb. 14, 1854, at Medina, N. Y. Educated at Pennsylvania Military Academy, 1869 to 1872. Entered railway service
1877 as agent Kansas Pacific Ry at Lansing, Kan., since which he has been consecutively material agent and freight
agent Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Rd.; superintendent and assistant superintendent on construction Mexican Central
Ry; freight and passenger agent Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Rd.; commercial agent same road at Detroit, Mich.;
traveling freight agent Wisconsin Central Ry at Chicago, Ill.; general agent same road. at Pittsburg, Pa.; and
is at present general agent same road. at Duluth, Minn.
Anthony, Lewis A., Car Service Agent Boston & Albany Rd. Office Springfield, Mass.
Born March 10, 1858. at Scotland. Windham County, Conn. Entered railway service in 1878 as record and mileage clerk
Railway Clearing House Association at Boston, Mass., subsequently to April 1, 1887, assistant chief clerk, and
April 1, 1887 to August 1, 1890, chief clerk mileage department, same association; August 1, 1890 to date, car
service agent Boston & Albany Rd.
Antz, Oscar, General Foreman Locomotive Department Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Ry. Office Elkhart,
Born Sept. 16, 1859, at Newark, N. J. Graduated from Stevens Institute of Technology June 1878 as mechanical engineer.
Entered. railway service July 1873 as machinist apprentice Pennsylvania Rd at Meadows. N. J., since which lie has
been consecutively to Sept. 1880. Draftsman in office of superintendent motive power same road at Jersey City,
N. J.; Sept. 1880 to Jan. 1885, in machine shops at Hoboken. N. J.; Jan. 1835 to Aug. 1887, general foreman locomotive
repair shops at South Amboy, N. J.; Aug. 1837 to Dec. 1890, assistant master meclianic same road at Meadows, N.
J.; Dec. 1890 to July 1892, master mechanic Central Rd of Georgia at Savannah, Ga.; July 1892 to Jan. 1895, chief
draftsman of car department Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Ry at Cleveland, O.; Jan. 1895 to Jan. 1899, general
foreman car shops same place; Jan. 1899 to Nov. 1900, general foreman car department at Buffalo, N. Y.; Nov. 1900
to date, general foreman locomotive department same road at Elkhart, lad.
Apps, William, Address Toronto, Ont.
May 1881 to 1887, general foreman car department St. Paul Minneapolis & Manitoba Ry; Oct. 1887 to May 1891,
master car builder Western Ry of Alabama and Atlanta & West Point Ry; June 1891 to Sept. 1891, master car builder,
Chicago & Eastern Illinois Rd.; Oct. 1891 to Dec. 1895, master mechanic Illinois Central Rd at Chicago; Dec.
1895 to March 1902, master car builder Canadian Pacific Ry; Aug. 1902 to May 1, 1903, master car builder Algoma
Central & Hudson Bay Ry.
Archibald, Rutherford B., Division Master Mechanic Chicago Burlington & Quincy Ry. Office McCook,
Born Nov. 18, 1851, at Cork, Ireland. Entered railway service 1866 as machinist apprentice Wisconsin division Chicago
& Northwestern Ry, since which he has been consecutively 1872 to 1873, fireman and locomotive engineer Panhandle
Rd; 1873 to 1874, engineer for Southern Rd Association at Water Valley, Miss.; 1874 to 1878, with Marionette Iron
Works at Chicago; 1875 to 1878, engineer during navigation Peninsular division Chicago & Northwestern Ry, and.
gang-boss in shops at Escanaba, Mich.; 1878 to 1881, engineer on different divisions Chicago & Northwestern
Ry in Miôhigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota; 1881 to 1884, locomotive engineer Burlington & Missouri River
Rd.; 1884 to 1888, general foreman Western division same road at McCook, Neb.; 1888 to date, division master mechanic
Burlington & Missouri River Rd., now operated by the Chicago Burlington & Quincy Ry as the Lines West of
the Missouri River.
Ardagh, Arthur Gowan, Resident Engineer Canadian Pacific Ry. Office Toronto, Ont., Canada:
Born Nov. 18, 1864, at Barrie, Ont. Graduated from the School of Practical Science at Toronto, 1893. Entered railway
service 1900, since which he has been consecutively to Sept. 1902, draftsman and transitman Canadian Pacific Ry;
Sept. 1902 to date, resident engineer same road at Toronto, Ont.
Arey, Ralph Jesse, Resident Engineer Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Ry Coast Lines. Office Williams,
Born Aug. 8, 1868, at Harnpden Corner, Me. Graduated from Hampden Academy 1888, and from University of Maine 1891.
Entered railway service 1895 as draftsman Atlantic & Pacific Rd, since which he has been consecutively to Jan.
1, 1905, field and office engineer and assistant engineer on maintenance of way and construction same road, afterwards
the Santa Fe Pacific Rd and now a part of the Coast Lines of the Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Ry; Jan. 1, 1905
to date, resident engineer Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Ry Coast Lines at Williams, Ariz.
Armstrong, Edwin N., President Toledo Peoria & Western Ry. Office Peoria, Ill.
Born Sept. 19, 1845, at Nashua, N. H. Entered railway service April 1, 1867. as warehouseman. Illinois Central
Rd., since which he has been consecutively to 1869. telegraph operator at Kinmundy, Ill., and night operator and
dispatcher at Champaign, Ill; 1869 to 1871, train dispatcher, superintendent telegraph and agent Indianapolis Bloomington
& Western Rd.; 1871 to 1880, train dispatcher Toledo Peoria & Warsaw Rd at Peoria, Ill.; 1880 to 1882,
superintendent Iowa division Wabash St. Louis & Pacific Ry; Dec. 1882 to July 1883, superintendent Chicago
division; July 1, 1883 to May 26, 1884, superintendent Northern division; May 26, 1884 to June 11, 1885, superintendent
Middle division same road.; June 11, 1885 to Oct. 1904, general superintendent Toledo Peoria & Western Ry;
Oct. 1904 to date, president same road..
Armstrong, Herbert D., Traveling Passenger Agent Missouri Pacific and Texas & Pacific Rys. Office
Born December 19, 1850, at Cowelsville, Wyoming County, N. Y. Educated at East Aurora (N. Y.) Academy. Entered
railway service Feb. 1871, since which he has been consecutively to April 1872, assistant agent Camden & Atlantic
Rd at Haddonfleld, N. J.; April 1872 to Oct. 1875, agent same road at Berlin, N. J.; Oct. 1875 to May 1878, agent
Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Ry at Archbold, O.; May 1873 to June 1382, agent same road at Waterloo, Ind.;
June 1882 to Dec. 1883, district land agent Union Pacific Ry at Waterloo, Ind., and Jackson, Mich.; Jan. 1884 to
Feb. 1885, land and. passenger agent St. Louis Iron Mountain & Southern Ry, Texas & Pacific Ry and Wabash
St. Louis & Pacific Ry at Jackson, Mich.; March 1885 to Dec. 1887, Michigan passenger agent Wabash St. Louis
& Pacific Ry at Jackson; Jan. 1888 to Sept. 1, 1896, traveling passenger agent Missouri Pacific and Texas &
Pacific Rys at Jackson; Sept 1, 1896 to date, traveling passenger agent same roads at Detroit, Mich.
Arn, William Godfrey, Roadmaster Louisville & Nashville Rd.. Office Middlesboro, Ky.
Born Feb. 7, 1877, at Terre Haute, Ind. Graduated. in Civil Engineering from Rose Polytechnic Institute in 1897.
Entered railway service 1897 with the Louisville & Nashville Rd. as rodman, since which he has been consecutively
to 1899, masonry inspector Nashville Terminal Co.; 1899 to 1901, building inspector same company: 1901 to 1904,
assistant engineer Louisville & NashvIlle Rd at Montgomery, Ala.; summer 1904, spring 1905, acting roadmaster
and Aug. 1, 1905 to date. roadmaster same road at Middiesboro, Ky.
Arnold, Brent, Superintendent Terminals Louisville & Nashville Rd and General Freight Agent Kentucky
Central Division Louisville & Nashville Rd. Office Cincinnati, Ohio.
Born at Paris, Ky. Educated. at Kentucky University. Entered railway service 1869; to 1871, chief clerk freight
office Louisville Cincinnati & Lexington Ry at Cincinnati, O.; 1871 to 1872, station agent; 1872 to 1879, station
agent and contracting agent, and 1879 to 1883, general agent and station agent same road same city; 1883 to Feb.
1, 1891, general agent Louisville & Nashville Rd. at Cincinnati, and. Feb. 1, 1891 to date, superintendent
terminals Louisville & Nashville Rd, and general freight agent Kentucky Central division same road at Cincinnati.
Arnold, Robert Meredith, Ex-General Freight Agent Chicago Indianapolis & Louisville Ry.
Born Feb. 27, 1848, at Halifax, Nova Scotia. He was educated. in Canadian colleges. Entered railway service 1870
as clerk in the local freight office Erie Ry, Buffalo, N. Y., since which he has been consecutively three years
chief clerk Erie Ry. Oswego, N. Y.; three years chief clerk Canada Southern Rd., Buffalo, N. Y.: three years chief
clerk Erie North Despatch. Detroit, Mich.: five years diversified railroad work: 1884 to Aug. 1. 1887, rate clerk
and chief clerk general freight office Louisville New Albany & Chicago Rd.; Aug. 1, 1887 to June 1, 1899, general
freight agent same road. and its successor, the Chicago Indianapolis & Louisville Ry.
Arp, William Charles, Superintendent Motive Power Vandalia Rd. Office Terre Haute, Ind.
Born June 30, 1848, near Williamsport, Pa. Educated in the public schools. Entered railway service 1864, since
which he has been consecutively to 1870, apprentice Northern Central Ry at Williamsport; 1870 to 1875, worked at
stationary engine and mill work; entered service with the Philadelphia & Erie Rd 1875 to 1882, as foreman of
roundhouse at Williamsport; 1882 to 1883, roundhouse foreman and foreman of engines Middle division same road.;
1883 to 1886, general foreman shops at Indianapolis, Ind., for Pennsylvania Lines west of Pittsburg; 1886 to 1387,
foreman roundhouse Pennsylvania Lines at Columbus, O.; 1887 to 1891, master mechanic shops at Logansport, Ind.;
1891 to Jan. 15, 1896. master mechanic division shops Pennsylvania Co. at Denison, O.; Jan. 15, 1896 to date, superintendent
motive power Terre Haute & Indianapolis Rd and its successor, the Vandalia Rd.
Arwood, Baily Bruce, Roadmaster Southern Ry. Office Selma, Ala.
Born May 7, 1855, at Afton, Tenn. Entered railway service in 1872. since which he has been consecutively section
hand East Tennessee Virginia & Georgia Ry, sectionmaster, extra gang foreman, worktrain conductor, freight
conductor, track supervisor and roadmaster same road until July 1894; July 1894 to date, successively assistant
roadmaster Southern Ry at Anniston, Ala., and Macon, Ga., and roadmaster same road at Selma, Ala.
The Biographical Directory of
the Railway Officials of America
Edition of 1906
Edited and compiled by T. Addison Busbey
Associate Editor The Railway Age.