Railway Officials in America 1906

Surnames Barnwell to Bayley

Navagation


Barnwell, Walter Galt, General Freight Agent Coast Lines Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Ry. Office Los Angeles, Cal.

Born April 13, 1865, at Danville, Que. Graduated from St. Francis College at Richmond, Que., 1880. Entered railway service 1881 as agent and clerk in office of auditor freight accounts Canada Atlantic Ry, since which he has been consecutively 1884 to 1891, agent and division clerk in superintendent’s office Fergus Falls and Breckenridge divisions Great Northern Ry; 1891 to May 1398, successively cashier at Redlands, Cal.; agent at Santa Ana, Cal.; soliciting agent and commercial agent Southern California Ry; May 1898 to 1900, general agent freight department same road at Los Angeles, Cal.; 1900 to April 15, 1905, assistant general freight agent same road, Santa Fe Pacific Rd and San Francisco & San Joaquin Valley Ry, now the Coast Lines of the Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Ry; April 15, 1905, to date, general freight agent same lines.

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Barr, Frank, Third Vice-President and General Manager Boston & Maine Rd. Office Boston, Mass.

Entered railway service March 1, 1869, since which he has been consecutively to June 11, 1873, freight and ticket clerk and telegraph operator Worcester & Nashua Rd at Nashua, N. H.; June 11, 1873, to Nov. 1, 1892, general agent same road; Nov. 1, 1892, to Dec. 1, 1896. superintendent Worcester Nashua & Portland division Boston & Maine Rd at Nashua; Dec. 1, 1896, to July 16, 1903, assistant general manager; July 16, 1903, to date, third vice-president and general manager same road.

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Barr, George Wiley, Superintendent Telegraph Chicago Rock Island & Gulf Ry. Office Fort Worth, Tex.

Born Sept. 10, 1878, at Ottumwa, Ia. Educated in the common schools. Entered railway service 1897 as operator and agent Chicago Burlington & Quincy Rd, since which he has been consecutively Dec. 1900 to March 1904, agent and operator Chicago Rock Island & Pacific Ry; March to June 1, 1904, dispatcher Chicago Rock Island & Gulf Ry; June 1, 1904, to Sept. 10, 1905, assistant trainmaster same road; Sept. 10, 1905, to date, superintendent telegraph same road.

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Barr, James M., President and General Manager Seaboard Air Line Ry and President Baltimore Steam Packet Co. Office Portsmouth, Va.

Born Oct. 11, 1855, in Ohio. Entered railway service 1871 as messenger boy in office of superintendent S. & L. division Pennsylvania Rd. and has been in continuous railway service since 1878, successively as stenographer and chief clerk general manager's office Burlington & Missouri River Rd in Nebraska, stenographer and chief clerk in vice-president's office Chicago Burlington & Quincy Rd. purchasing agent Burlington & Missouri River Rd. assistant superintendent Chicago Burlington & Northern Rd, superintendent same road to Feb. 1888; Feb. 1, 1888, to Jan. 1889, superintendent Wyoming and Nebraska divisions Union Pacific Ry; Jan. 1889 to Oct. 15, 1890, superintendent Nebraska division same road; Nov. 1, 1890, to Sept. 1, 1894, superintendent Chicago & Council Bluffs and Chicago & Evanston divisions Chicago Milwaukee & St. Paul Ry; Sept. 1, 1894, to Jan. 1895, superintendent Breckenridge division Great Northern Ry; Jan. to Nov. 1895, general superintendent Western division same road; Nov. 1895 to Oct. 1896, general superintendent entire system Great Northern Ry; Oct. 1896 to July 1899, Vice-president and general manager Norfolk & Western Ry; July 1899 to May 1, 1901, third vice-president Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Ry System; May 1, 1901, to Dec. 30, 1903, first vice-president and general manager Seaboard Air Line Ry; Dec. 30, 1903, to date, president and general manager same road; July 2, 1904, to date, also president Baltimore Steam Packet Co

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Barr, Jason Rogers, General Manager Lexington & Eastern Ry. Office Lexington, Ky.

Born Jan. 5, 1868, at Louisville, Ky. Graduated from Princeton University at Princeton. N. J. Entered railway service in 1890, since which he has been consecutively to 1893, assistant engineer Chesapeake Ohio & Southwestern By; 1893 to 1894, assistant engineer Ohio Valley By; 1895 to 1896, engineer maintenance of way Lexington & Eastern Ry; 1897 to date, general manager same road.

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Barrett, John E., Superintendent Track, Bridges and Buildings Lehigh & Hudson River By. Office Warwick, N.Y.

Born Aug. 28, 1857, at Pine Plains, N. Y. Educated in the public schools. Entered railway service 1872, since which he has been consecutively to 1882, water boy, section laborer and section foreman Newburgh Dutchess & Connecticut Rd; 1882 to 1883, foreman of construction Lehigh & Hudson River Ry; 1883 to 1884, foreman of construction New York West Shore & Buffalo Ry; 1884 to 1890, section foreman Lehigh & Hudson River Ry; 1890 to 1895, foreman of construction and section foreman Orange County Rd; 1395 to date, superintendent track, bridges and buildings Lehigh & Hudson River Ry.

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Barrett, Walter Carpenter, Assistant Division Engineer Baltimore & Ohio Rd. Office Newark, O.

Born Oct. 3, 1875, at Hillsboro, O. Educated at Wilmington College, Wilmington, O., Sept. 1893 to March 1895, and at Earlham College, Richmond, Ind., Sept. 1898 to Dec. 1899. Entered railway service Dec. 16, 1899, since which he has been consecutively to Feb. 2, 1902, assistant on engineer corps Pittsburg Cincinnati Chicago & St. Louis By at Richmond, Ind.; Feb. 2 to June 6, 1902, transitman Wheeling & Lake Erie Rd; June 6, 1902, to March 6, 1903, assistant on engineer corps Baltimore & Ohio Rd; March 6, 1903, to date, assistant division engineer same road at Newark, O.

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Barrett, William H., Division Superintendent Erie Rd. Office Scranton, Pa.

Born Nov. 10, 1863. Graduated from Rochester, Ind., high school 1879. Entered railway service 1879 as telegraph operator Indianapolis Peru & Chicago Ry at Rochester, Ind., since which he has been consecutively to 1885, telegraph operator and station agent same road, Baltimore & Ohio Rd, Cleveland Columbus Cincinnati & Indianapolis Ry; Wabash St. Louis & Pacific Ry, Louisville New Albany & Chicago Ry, New York & New, England Rd and Long Island Rd; 1885 to 1888, train dispatcher Long Island Rd, Richmond & Danville Rd and New York Pennsylvania & Ohio Rd; 1888 to 1891, chief train dispatcher New York Pennsylvania & Ohio Rd and New York Lake Erie & Western Rd; 1891 to March 1899, trainmaster Erie Rd, successor to the New York Lake Erie & Western Rd; March 1899 to Aug. 1, 1902, superintendent Rochester division and superintendent Delaware division same road; Aug. 1, 1902, to date, superintendent Wyoming and Jefferson divisions same road at Scranton, Pa.

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Barrie, James W., Engineer Maintenance of Way Pennsylvania Co. Office Toledo, O.

Born Dec. 10, 1875, at Dundee, Scotland. Graduated from the Ohio State University 1897. Entered railway service 1897 as assistant on engineering corps Pennsylvania Co., since which he has been consecutively to March 10, 1901, assistant on engineers' corps Erie & Ashtabula division; March 10, 1901, to May 15, 1902, assistant engineer same division; May 15, 1902, to Jan. 25, 1904, assistant engineer Chicago Terminal division; Jan. 25, 1904, to date, engineer maintenance of way Toledo division; entire service with Pennsylvania Co.

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Barron, James A., Supervisor Bridges and Buildings Norfolk & Southern Rd. Office Berkley, Va.

Born Oct. 8, 1849, at Savannah, Ga. Entered railway service 1880, since which he has been consecutively to 1891, bridge builder Norfolk & Southern Rd; 1891 to 1895, supervisor maintenance of way, and 1895 to date, supervisor bridges and buildings same road.

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Barrow, John Shelby, Assistant General Passenger Agent Erie Rd. Office New York, N. Y.

Born May 19, 1854, at Baton Rouge, La. Educated at Virginia Military Institute at Lexington, Va., 1870-1872. Entered railway service 1877 as clerk in freight office Denver & Rio Grande Rd at Pueblo, Colo., since which he has been consecutively 1879 to 1880, clerk auditor's office Missouri Pacific Ry at St. Louis, Mo.; 1880 to 1885, clerk auditor's office Chicago & Northwestern Ry at Chicago; 1885 to 1892, chief clerk to assistant general passenger and ticket agent same road; 1892 to 1898, special agent and adjuster Delaware & Reliance Insurance Co., Chicago; 1898 to 1900, general freight and passenger agent Jamestown & Chautauqua Rd at Jamestown, N. Y.; 1900 to Sept. 1904, chief clerk to general passenger agent Erie Rd at New York; Sept. 1904 to date, assistant general passenger agent same road.

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Barry, Charles Carroll, Auditor Houston & Texas Central Rd, Houston East & West Texas Ey and Houston & Shreveport Rd. Office Houston, Tex.

Born March 6, 1872, at Grand Coteau, La. Educated at Saint Charles College at Grand Coteau, La. Entered railway service Dec. 31, 1891, as clerk in auditor's office Southern Pacific Lines in Texas, since which he has been consecutively July 1899 to Aug. 1, 1901, auditor Central Texas & Northwestern and Ft. Worth & New Orleans Rys, now a part of the Houston & Texas Central Rd; April 1902 to March 1904, chief clerk to vice-president and general manager Southern Pacific Lines in Texas; March 1904 to date, auditor Houston & Texas Central Rd. Houston East & West Texas Ry and Houston & Shreveport Rd.

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Barry, Thomas P., Ex-General Passenger Agent Iowa Central Ry.

Born Oct. 24, 1844, at Cincinnati, O. Educated at Saint Xavier's College. Entered railway service in 1861, since which he has been consecutively to 1870, clerk in general passenger department and ticket agent Little Miami Rd; 1870 to 1871, passenger agent Louisville Short Line; 1871 to 1872, clerk to general passenger agent Baltimore & Ohio Rd; 1872 to 1878, western passenger agent same road and Marietta & Cincinnati Rd; 1878 to 1888, general passenger agent Cincinnati Washington & Baltimore Rd and western passenger agent Baltimore & Ohio Rd; 1890 to 1892, assistant general passenger agent Iowa Central Ry; 1892 to July 1, 1898, general passenger agent same road.

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Bartholomew, John B., Assistant General Freight Agent International & Great Northern Rd. Office Palestine, Tex.

Born Dec. 11, 1845, at Bristol, Conn. Entered railway service 1869 as night operator Chicago Rock Island & Pacific Ry at Iowa City, Ia., since which he has been con sccutively 1872 to 1881, agent and traveling auditor International & Great Northern Rd; 1881 to 1884, joint agent Texas & Pacific, Missouri Kansas & Texas and Fort Worth & Denver City Rys at Fort Worth, Tex.; 1884 to 1887, division freight agent Texas & Pacific By; 1887 to 1888, chief clerk general freight office Missouri Pacific lines in Texas; 1883 to 1889, agent Vandalia Line in Texas; Aug. 5, 1889, to April 1896, assistant general freight agent International & Great Northern Rd; Apr11 1896 to April 1897, member board of administration Southwestern Freight Bureau; April 1897 to Aug. 1898, traffic manager Mallory Line at Galveston, Tex.; Sept. 1898 to March 1900, agent Southwestern Freight Committee same place; March 1900 to date, assistant general freight agent International & Great Northern Rd.

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Bartle, James S., General Eastern Freight Agent Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Ry System. Office New York, N. Y.

Prior to Sept. 1887 was assistant general freight agent Chicago Burlington & Quincy Rd at Chicago; Sept. 1887 to May 1891, general freight agent Hannibal & St. Joseph and Kansas City St. Joseph & Council Bluffs Rds; May 1891 to Nov. 1, 1896, assistant general freight agent same roads and St. Louis Keokuk & Northwestern Rd and Chicago Burlington & Kansas City Ry; Nov 1, 1896, to Sept 1, 1898, general freight and passenger agent Indiana Illinois & Iowa Rd at Chicago; Sept. 1, 1898, to date, general eastern freight agent Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe By System.

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Bartlett, George William, Receiver Chicago Indiana & Eastern Ry. Office Muncie, Ind.

Born Aug. 20, 1856, at Portsmouth, N. H. Educated at Dartmouth College. Entered railway service 1877 as freight clerk Chicago Burlington & Quincy Rd, since which he has been consecutively civil engineer Buffalo division Erie Rd; supervisor Delaware division, roadmaster Delaware division and superintendent Western division same road; superintendent Western division New York Pennsylvania & Ohio Rd, and to Sept. 1892, general superintendent Buffalo Rochester & Pittsburg Rd; Sept. 1892 to Aug. 1895, out of service; Aug. 1895 to Feb. 1896, assistant general manager and purchasing agent Centralia & Chester Rd; Feb. 1896 to Jan. 15, 1897, mechanical editor The Railway Age of Chicago; March 1, 1897, to June 1, 1898, roadmaster Southern Ry; June 1, 1898, to April 1, 1899, division engineer Eastern division New York Central & Hudson River Rd at New York; April 1899 to Oct. 1901, superintendent Dunkirk Allegheny Valley & Pittsburg division same road at Dunkirk, N. Y.; Oct. 1901 to May 1902, general superintendent South Shore and Quebec Southern Rys; July 1902 to Jan. 1904, resident engineer Grand Trunk Ry at Detroit, Mich.; May 5 to Sept. 5, 1904, general manager Chicago Indiana & Eastern By; Sept. 14, 1904, to date, receiver same road.

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Bartlett, Henry, Superintendent Motive Power Boston & Maine Rd. Office Boston, Mass.

Born March 29, 1864, at Lowell, Mass. Graduated from Harvard University. Entered railway service 1886, since which he has been consecutively to 1889, apprentice in shops Pennsylvania Rd at Altoona, Pa.; 1889 to 1891, assistant road foreman of engines Pittsburg and Middle divisions Pennsylvania Rd and Maryland division Philadelphia Wilmington & Baltimore Rd; 1891 to Jan. 1, 1895, assistant superintendent motive power Pennsylvania Rd at Altoona; Jan. 1, 1895, to date, superintendent motive power Boston & Maine Rd.

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Bartlett, William Harvey, Assistant Master Mechanic Chicago Burlington & Quincy Ry. Office Burlington. Ia.

Born April 12, 1844, at Quincy, Ill. Entered railway service in 1870 as apprentice in machine shops Chicago Burlington & Quincy, Rd at Quincy, Ill., since which he has been consecutively nine months fireman, seven years engineer, five years foreman roundhouse and 13 years to Jan. 1, 1903, master mechanic at Burlington, Ia.; Jan. 1, 1903, to date, assistant master mechanic same place; entire service with the Chicago Burlington & Quincy system.

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Bartnett, Walter J., Vice-President Alameda & San Joaquin Rd and VicePresident and General Counsel Western Pacific Ry. Office San Francisco, Cal.

Born May 22, 1866. Educated at the University of California 1886 to 1890. From March 6, 1903, to June 1905, president Western Pacific Ry; June 1905 to date, vice-president and general counsel same road; is also vice-president Alanieda & San Joaquin Rd and California Safe Deposit & Trust Co.

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Barton, George Lloyd, Second Vice-President Seaboard Traction Co. Office Suffolk, Va.

Born May 20, 1863, at Princess Anne, Md. Entered railway service 1880 as assistant agent Eastern Shore Rd at Princess Anne, since which he has been consecutively 1893 to June 12, 1896, superintendent Suffolk & Carolina By; June 12, 1896, to July 1897, acting general manager, and July 1897 to Jan. 1, 1905, general manager same road; is now second vicepresident Seaboard Traction Co., which proposes to build a high speed electric line between Norfolk and Richmond, Va.

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Barton, Isaac D., Ex-General Superintendent Brooklyn Elevated Rd. Address 22 Pine St., New York, N. Y.

Entered railway service in 1852, since which he has been consecutively six months station agent New York & Harlem Rd (now New York Central & Hudson River Rd) at Mott Haven, N. Y.; 2 1/2 years freight conductor; seven years passenger conductor; eight years general freight agent and assistant superintendent same road; 4 1/2 years superintendent Long Island Rd; then as superintendent United States Rolling Stock Co.; 14 months general superintendent Atlantic & Grcat Western Ry; 21/2 years superintendent North Shore & Central Rd of Long Island; superintendent construction Manhattan Beach Rd; general superintendent Indiana Bloomington & Western Ry; general superintendent Manhattan Beach Rd, holding last named position until Jan. 1, 1881; Jan. 1. 1881, to Jan. 20, 1892, general superintendent Long Island Rd; Jan. 20, 1892, to Dec. 1893, general superintendent New York & New England Rd; Feb. 1894 to 1900, general superintendent Brooklyn Elevated Rd.

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Barton, Robert K., Traveling Freight Agent Southern Ry. Office Tampa, Fla.

Born Oct. 17, 1870. Entered railway service 1888 as local bill clerk in local freight office Western Maryland Rd at Baltimore, Md., since which he has been consecutively to Feb. 1894, claim and rate clerk general freight department same road; Feb. 1894 to Jan. 1, 1897, claim clerk Merchants & Miners Transportation Co.; Jan. 1, 1897, to Dec. 1901, general agent Georgia Southern & Florida Ry at Naslfville, Tenn.; Dec. 1901 to Sept. 1, 1904, traveling freight agent Southern Ry at Baltimore, Md.; Sept. 1, 1904, to date, traveling freight agent same road at Tampa, Fla.

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Barton, Thomas F., Master Mechanic Illinois Central Rd. Office Chicago, Ill.

Born March 21, 1867. Entered railway service 1880 as caller Grand Trunk Ry in Canada; subsequently machinist apprentice, machinist, roundhouse foreman, general foreman, and to April 1, 1904, master mechanic Illinois Central Rd at Paducah, Ky.; April 1, 1904, to date, master mechanic Burnside shops same road at Chicago.

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Bascom, W. R., First Assistant General Freight Agent Illinois Central Rd. office Chicago, Ill.

Born Sept. 8. 1848, at Halifax, Vt. Educated at the Normal University, Ill. Entered railway service 1870 as watchman Illinois Central Rd, since which he has been consecutively watchman one year at Normal, IlL; clerk four years at Bloomington, Ill.; agent six years at Bloomington; traveling freight agent seven years; assistant general freight agent four years at Dubuque, Ia.; March 10, 1892, to date, first assistant general freight agent at Chicago; entire service with Illinois Central Rd.

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Bashinsky, Herman, General Freight and Passenger Agent, Auditor and Secretary Sandersville Rd. Office Sandersville, Ga.

Born Jan. 21, 1867, at Poroidz, Prussia. Entered railway service- in 1894 as secretary Sandersville Rd and has since been made auditor, general. freight and passenger agent and car accountant same road.

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Bassett, Charles Wesley, General Passenger Agent Baltimore & Ohio Rd Lines East of Ohio River. Office Baltimore, Md.

Born May 25, 1854. Entered railway service 1870, since which he has been consecutively to 1872, telegraph operator Atlantic & Great Western Ry at Youngstown, O.; 1872 to 1874, manager Western Union Telegraph office at Niles, O.; 1874 to 1884, ticket clerk New York Pennsylvania & Ohio Rd at Youngstown; 1876 to 1884, also ticket agent Pittsburg & Lake Erie Rd same place; June 1 to Aug. 1, 1884, general passenger and ticket agent Pittsburg Cleveland & Toledo Rd same place; Aug. 1, 1884, to Jan. 1, 1886, assistant general passenger and ticket agent Pittsburg & Western Ry; Jan. 1, 1886, to June 1902, general passenger agent same road; June 1902 to date, general passenger agent Baltimore & Ohio Rd lines east of the Ohio River.

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Bastian, Frank E., Manager New River Holston & Western Rd. Office Narrows, Va.

Born March 7, 1871, at Zelienople, Pa. Entered railway service 1900 as auditor New River Holston & Western Rd, and is now manager same road.

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Batchelder, Frank C., Superintendent Chicago Division Baltimore & Ohio Rd. Office Chicago, Ill.

Born May 27, 1857, at Fall River, Wis. Entered railway service 1874 as operator and agent Chicago Milwaukee & St. Paul Ry, since which he has been consecutively 1879 to March 1888, train dispatcher same road; March 1888 to 1893, train dispatcher Minneapolis St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie Ry; 1893 to Feb. 1899, assistant superintendent, and Feb. to July 1899, superintendent Wisconsin & Peninsula division same road; July 1899 to Dec. 1901, superintendent Northwestern division Chicago district Baltimore & Ohio Rd at Garrett, Ind.; Dec. 1901 to April 1, 1905, superintendent Newark division at Newark, O.; Aprfl 1, 1905, to date, superintendent Chicago division same road at Chicago.

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Batchelder, Ledger H., District Superintendent The Pullman Co. Office Los Angeles, Cal.

Born Oct. 2, 1858, at Cincinnati, O. Entered service Pullman's Palace Car Co. 1883 as sleeping car conductor and has been in service same company and its successor, The Pullman Co., to date, successively as conductor, cashier, agent, assistant district superintendent and district superintendent.

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Bate, John Thomas, Commercial Agent Missouri Kansas & Texas Ry. Office Denison, Tex.

Born July 18, 1869, at Hudson, Mich. Educated in the public schools and at commercial college at Ypsilanti, Mich. Entered railway service July 1, 1889, since which he has been consecutively to Feb. 1, 1891, clerk local freight office Missouri Kansas & Texas Ry at Parsons, Kan.; Feb. 1 to Sept. 1, 1891, ticket clerk Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Rd at La Junta, Cob.; Oct. 1 to Dec. 1, 1891, clerk car accountant's office Missouri Kansas & Texas Ry at Parsons, Ran.; Dec. 1, 1891, to Nov. 1, 1895, clerk Local agent's office same road at McAlester, Ind. Ter.; Nov. 1, 1895, to Dec. 1, 1898, local agent same place; Dec. 1, 1898, to Oct. 1, 1899, traveling freight agent same road at Parsons, Kan.; Oct 1, 1899, to Jah. 1, 1903, commercial agent at San Antonio,. Tex.; Jan. 1, 1903, to date, commercial agent same road at Denison, Tex.

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Bates, Edwin P., General Freight Agent Pennsylvania Rd. Office Philadelphia, Pa.

Born Sept. 19, 1861, in Allegheny County, Pa. Educated at Beaver College. Entered railway service 1882 as clerk for assistant general freight agent Pennsylvania Co., since which he has been consecutively to Jan. 1884, with Pennsylvania Co.; Jan. to Sept. 1884, with Pennsylvania Rd; Sept. 1884 to May 1886, clerk in general freight office Allegheny Valley Ry; May 1836 to Nov. 1887, chief clerk general freight agent; Nov. 1887 to Feb. 1891, special agent; Feb. 1891 to July 31, 1900, general freight agent same road; Aug. 1, 1900, to June 1, 1903, division freight agent Buffalo & Allegheny Valley division Pennsylvania Rd at Pittsburg, Pa.; June 1, 1903, to date, general freight agent Pennsylvania Rd.

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Bates, Onward, Address Chicago, Ill.

Born Feb. 24, 1850, in Saint Charles County, Mo. Entered railway service 1888 as engineer and superintendent bridges and buildings Chicago Milwaukee & St. Paul Ry, which position he held until April 1, 1901; April 1, 1901, to date, member of firm of Bates & Rogers, engineers and contractors of Chicago.

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Bates, Sturgis Goodwin, Vice-President and General Manager Eastern Kentucky Ry. Office Riverton, Ky.

Born July 17, 1868, at Cincinnati, O. Educated at Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1885-1887. Entered railway service 1888, since which he has been consecutively to Dec. 31, 1889, clerk to general freight, agent South Atlantic & Ohio Rd. now the Virginia & Southwestern Ry; March 15, 1890, to Aug. 1, 1894, commercial agent Eastern Kentucky Ry at Lexington, Ky.; Aug. 1, 1894, to March 1, 1895, engaged in coal business in New York, N. Y.; July 1, 1895, to Feb. 14, 1901, general freight agent Eastern Kentucky Ry; Feb. 14, 1901, to date, vicepresident and general manager same road.

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Battin, Henry Wilson, Ex-Division Superintendent Chicago & Northwestern Ry.

Born March 26, 1861, at Middletown, Conn. Graduated as civil engineer from Cornell University 1881. Entered railway service 1881 as leveler on construction of lines in South Dakota, Chicago & Northwestern Ry, since which he has been consecutively to Nov. 1882, instrumentman; Nov. 1882 to Feb. 1884, assistant engineer permanent way; Feb. to Oct. 1834, locating engineer; Oct. 1884 to May 1885, in office of superintendent Winona & St. Peter division; May 1885 to Oct. 1888, roadmaster same division; Oct. 1888 to Jan. 1896, division engineer Minnesota and Dakota divisions; Jan. 1896 to Jan. 1897, engineer second track Madison division; Jan. 1897 to Feb. 1898, division engineer same division; Feb. 1898 to Sept. 1902, assistant superintendent same division; Sept. 1902 to Sept. 1904, superintendent at Fond du Lac, Wis.; entire service with the Chicago & Northwestern Ry.

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Batturs, Frank Earle, General Passenger Agent Morgan's Louisiana & Texas Rd and Steamship Co. and Louisiana Western Rd (Southern Pacific System). Office New Orleans, La.

Born Aug. 27, 1370, at San Francisco, Cal. Educated in the public schools at San Francisco. Entered railway service April 1886, since which be has been consecutively to Aug. 1892, office boy and clerk general passenger department Southern Pacific Co.; Aug. 1892 to June 1894, in charge of division of rates general passenger department same company; June 1894 to May 1899, in charge of rates and divisions in ticket audit office same company; May 1899 to Jan. 1904, chief clerk to assistant general passenger agent same company; Feb. 1 to Dec. 31, 1904, assistant general passenger agent Morgan's Louisiana & Texis Rd and Steamship Co. and Louisiana Western Rd; Jan. 1, 1905, to date, general passenger agent same roads, which comprise the Louisiana lines of the Southern Pacific System.

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Saugh, Ernest Van Cleave, Superintendent Dining Car and Restaurant Department Baltimore & Ohio Rd. Office Baltimore, Md.

Born Dec. 21, 1871, at Fairfield, Ill. Educated in the public schools at Evansville, Ind. Entered railway service 1884 as news agent with Railroad News Co., since which he has been conseêutively Oct. 1894 to April 10, 1899, dining car conductor Chicago & Northwestern Ry; April 10 to May 5, 1899, inspector of service dining car department Baltimore & Ohio Rd; May 5, 1899, to Jan. 1, 1900, assistant superintendent dining car and• restaurant department, and Jan. 1, 1900, to date, superintendent same department same road.

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Baulch, John J., Superintendent Transportation Manufacturers Ry. Office St. Louis, Mo.

Born June 28, 1849, at New York, N. Y. Entered railway service 1872, since which he has been consecutively to 1873, telegraph operator and ticket agent Houston & Texas Central Rd; Aug. to Nov. 1873, operator and dispatcher St. Louis Kansas City & Northern Ry at Moberly, Mo.; Nov. 1873 to Aug. 1875, ticket agent same road at St. Louis, Mo.; Aug. 1875 to Dec. 1876, agent and division superintendent Cairo & St. Louis Rd; Jan. 1877 to Jan. 1894, with St. Louis Bridge & Terminal Railroad Association consecutively as chief clerk, assistant agent, agent and commercial agent; Jan. 10, 1894, to June 15, 1900; general agent Wiggins Perry Co., St. Louis Transfer Ry and East St. Louis Connecting Rd at St. Louis, Mo.; June 15, 1900, to Dec. 1, 1904, traffic manager Interstate Car Transfer Co.; Dec. 1, 1904, to date, superintendent transportation Manufacturcrs Ry at St. Louis, Mo.; April 1899 to date, also president St. Louis Railway Club.

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Bauman, Peter Theodore, General Superintendent and Auditor Tennessee & North Carolina Rd. Officc Newport, Tenn.

Born Nov. 7, 1873, at Arcanum, O. Educated at Kingston Academy, Kingston, Tenn., 1881-1885, and at Woodward High School, Cincinnati, O., 1885-1887. Entered railway service 1891 as telegraph operator East Tennessee Virginia & Georgia Ry, since which he has been consecutively May 1891 to June 1902, operator, clerk to chief dispatcher and agent same road, and its successor the Southern Ry; June 1902 to Jan. 1904, superintendent and auditor Tennessee & North Carolina Rd; Jan. 1904 to date, general superintendent and auditor same road.

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Baumes, William H., Auditor Buffalo & Susquehanna Rd. Office Buffalo, N.Y.

Born Nov. 7, 1870, at Esperanée, N. 31. Entered railway service June 1887 as station clerk Delaware Lackawanna & Western Rd. since which he has been consecutively March to Sept. 1892, clerk in accounting department Bath & Hammondsport Rd and Lake Keuka Navigation Co.; Sept. 1892 to June 1894, assistant to general manager same companies and Middlesex Valley Rd; June 1894 to April 1895, auditor Bath & Hammondsport Rd and Lake Keuka Navigation Co.; April 1895 to July 1898, clerk auditor's office New England Rd; July to Dec. 1898, auditor Oconee & Western Rd; Dec. 1898 to Nov. 1901, public accountant; Nov. 1901 to date, auditor Buffalo & Susquehanna Rd and subsidiary lines.

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Bauss, Theodore L., Assistant Paymaster Gulf Colorado & Santa Fe Ry. Office Galveston, Tex.

Born Nov. 1, 1875, at Galveston, Tex. Graduated from the Galveston Ball High School June 15, 1891. Entered railway service 1891 as clerk Galveston Houston & Henderson Rd, since which he has been consecutively Oct. 1891 to fall of 1893, junior clerk treasury department Gulf Colorado & Santa Fe Ry; fall of 1893 to 1897, stenographer same office; 1897 to Feb. 1, 1904, contract clerk same office; Feb. 1, 1904, to date, assistant paymaster same road.

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Baxter, George Strong, Address 18 Wall St., N. Y.

Born Nov. 21, 1845. Graduated from Williams College 1865 and School of Mines, Columbia College, 1868. Entered railway service 1870. as civil engineer Southern Minnesota Rd, since wbich he has been consecutively 1870 to 1872, civil engineer on construction Chesapeake & Ohio Ry; 1872 to 1875, division engineer Fourth Avenue Improvement and division engineer New York Elevated Ed; 1879 to 1895, successively, cashier, assistant treasurer and treasurer Northern Pacific Ed; 1895 to 1900, engaged on construction work; later was chairman executive committee Atlantic Valdosta & Western Ry.

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Baxter, John Edward, Assistant General Auditor Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Ry. Office Chicago, IlL

Born Aug. 19, 1869, in Ireland.. Educated in Ireland, and came to the United States in 1888. Entered railway service Dec. 1889 as clerk Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Rd at Topeka, Kan., since which he has been consecutively clerk Sonora Ry at Guaymas, Mexico; clerk Atlantic & Pacific Ry at Albuquerque, N. M.; traveling auditor same road at Albuquerque, N. M., traveling auditor Santa Fe Pacific Ry at Los Angeles, Cal.; traveling accountant Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Ry at Chicago, I]l.; auditor Gulf Beaumont & Kansas City Ry at Beaumont, Tex.; to Oct. 4, 1905, auditor Gulf Colorado & Santa Fe By; Oct. 4, 1905, to date, assistant general auditor Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Ry.

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Baxter, Robert W., Superintendent Wyoming Division Lehigh Valley Rd. Office Wilkesbarre, Pa.

orn Feb. 22, 1859, in Scotland. Entered railway service 1870 as messenger boy with Union Pacific By, since which he has been consecutively 1878 to 1890, telegraph operator, train dispatcher, chief train dispatcher, trainmaster, assistant superintendent and superintendent various divisions same road; April to Sept. 1891, superintendent Ohio and Midland divisions Baltimore & Ohio Rd at Newark, O.; Sept 1891 to June 1892, superintendent Oregon and Washington divisions Union Pacific Ry at Portland, Ore.; June 1892 to July 1894, general superintendent Pacific division same road; July 1894 to July 1898, general agent for receivers same road at Portland, Ore.; July 1898 to Oct. 1903, superintendent Nebraska division same road at Omaha, Neb.; July 1904 to Dec. 1904, superintendent Pennsylvania division Lehigh Valley Rd at Bare, Pa.; Dec. 1904 to date, superintendent Wyoming division same road at Wilkesbarre, Pa.

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Bayless, Albert Berry, Master of Trains Louisville & Nashville Rd. Office Birmingham, Ala.

Born Oct. 11, 1869, at Nashville, Tenn. Graduate of Nashville High School. Entered railway service July 10, 1900, as clerk Nashville Terminals (Louisviille & Nashville and Nashville Chattanooga & St. Louis Rds) at Nashville, Tenn., since which he has been consecutively yard clerk, switchman, foreman, yardmaster and trainmaster's clerk same company; Nov. 26, 1901, to Feb. 1903, assistant trainmaster Birmingham Mineral division Louisville & Nashville Rd at Birmingham, Ala.; Feb. 1903 to Dec. 1, 1904, trainmaster Birmingham terminals same road; Dec. 1, 1904, to Aug. 1, 1905, trainmaster Birmingham Mineral thvision same road; Aug. 1, 1905, to date, master of trains Birmingham Mineral and Alabama Mineral divisions same road.

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Bayless, Charles Thomas, Mechanic Engineer Mexican Central Ry. Office Aguascalientes, Mexico.

Born Sept. 2, 1871, at Louisville, Ky. Educated at Stevens Institute of Technology, 1893. Entered railway service 1897, since which he has been consecutively to 1899, draftsman mechanical department Mexican Central Ry; 1899 to 1901, chief draftsman; 1901 to date, mechanical engineer same road.

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Bayless, Harry C., Mechanical Engineer Minneapolis St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie Ry. Office Minneapolis, Minn.

Born March 19, 1877, at Eau Claire, Wis. Graduated from engineering school of the University of Minnesota June 1899. Entered railway service June 1, 1899, since which he has been consecutively to Sept. 1, 1901, assistant engineer of tests Great Northern Ry; Sept. 1, 1901, to April 20, 1903, assistant engineer same road at Spokane, Wash.; April 21, 1903, to Feb. 1, 1905, chief draftsman Minneapolis St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie By; Feb. 1. 1905, to date, mechanical engineer same road.

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Bayley, J. J., Master Mechanic Southern Ry. Office Lawrenceville, Va.

Born May 3, 1854, in Accomac County, Virginia. Entered railway service as machinist Richmond & Danville Rd at Manchester, Va., since which he has been consecutively May 1886 to Nov. 1889, foreman machine shop same road; Nov. 1889 to 1891, superintendent locomotive construction Richmond Locomotive Works; 1891 to Sept. 20, 1902, foreman locomotive repairs Richmond & Danville Rd and its successor, the Southern Ry, at Manchester, Va.; Sept. 20, 1902, to date, master mechanic same road at Lawrenceville, Va.

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Bayley, William C., Superintendent Cincinnati and Sandusky Divisions Cleveland Cincinnati Chicago & St. Louis Ry. Office Soringfield, O.

Born Sept. 2, 1865, at Hollidaysburg, Pa. Entered railway service 1884, since which he has been consecutively to 1885, rodman with engineer's corps Pennsylvania Rd; 1885 to 1886, car record clerk Pittsburg Cincinnati & St. Louis Ry; 1886 to 1888, rodman with construction corps same road; 1888 to 1890, rodman maintenance of way department same road; 1890 to 1891, maintenance of way department Louisville New Albany & Chicago Ry and Lake Erie & Western Ry; 1891 to 1894, engineer maintenance of way Cleveland Cincinnati Chicago & St. Louis By; 1894 to Dec. 1, 1896, superintendent Cairo division at Mt. Carmel, Ill.; Dec. 1, 1896, to Aug. 1, 1899, superintendent St. Louis division at Mattoon, Ill.; Aug. 1, 1899, to date, superintendent Cincinnati and Sandusky divisions same road at Springfield, O.



Source:
The Biographical Directory of
the Railway Officials of America
Edition of 1906
Edited and compiled by T. Addison Busbey
Associate Editor The Railway Age.
Chicago 1906

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