Railway Officials in America 1906

Surname Boal to Booth

Navagation


Boal, John E., Vice-President National City & Otay Ry. Office National City, Cal.

Born Nov. 29, 1860, in Pennsylvania. Entered railway service 1891, as vicepresident National City & Otay Ry, which position he still holds; July 1894, also assumed the duties of general manager same road.

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Boardman, Horace P., Civil Engineer. Address Chicago, Ill.

Born Jan. 21, 1869, at Menasha, Wis. Graduated from the University of Wisconsin 1894. Entered railway service 1886 as flagman with locating party Chicago Madison & Northern Rd, since which he has been consecutively Sept. 1887 to 1894. rodman Chicago Milwaukee & St. Paul Ry; rodman on surveys and construction at Fort Sheridan, Ill.; rodman Chicago Milwaukee & St. Paul Ry; with field engineer corps World's Columbian Exposition at Chicago; instrumentman Memphis Artesian Water Works On tunnel construction and on topographic surveys at Fort Logan H. Roots, Little Rock, Ark.; June 26, 1894, to Dec. 22, 1896. with engineer corps Sanitary District of Chicago; Dec. 22, 1896, to March 1897, assistant engineer Pure Water and Drainage Commission at Chicago; April to Aug. 10, 1897, resident engineer second main track Chicago & Calumet Terminal Ry and draftsman West Chicago Park Commission; Aug. 10, 1897, to 1901, assistant engineer Chicago & Alton Ry; Aug. 1901 to Aug. 1905, with the bridge and building department of the Chicago Milwaukee & St. Paul Ry, with the exception of nine months in 1904, when he was superintending some contract work; Aug. 1905, with the Fitz Simons & Connell Co., contractors and timber dealers, Tacoma Building, Chicago, in charge of bridge substructure construction,

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Boatman, F. P., Ex-Superintendent Motive Power Omaha & St. Louis Ry.

Born Jan. 3?, 1848, at Zanesville, O. Entered railway service Oct. 1863, since which he has been consecutively Oct. 1863 to Oct. 1307, machinist Central Ohio Ry at Zanesville, O.; Nov. 18, 1867 to 1873, machinist Pittsburg Cincinnati & St. Louis Ry at Dennison, O.; 1873 to Dec. 1878, general foreman same road, same place; Jan. 1879 to Feb. 1880, master mechanic New York & New England Rd at Norwood, Mass.; March 1880 to Dec. 1882, master mechanic Louisville Evansville & St. Louis Rd at Evansville, Ind.; Jan. 1883 to Dec. 31, 1890, master of rolling stock Onto & Mississippi Ry at Vincennes, Ind.; Jan. 1, 1891, to Jan. 20, 1892, superintendent motive power Cleveland Cincinnati Chicago & St. Louis Ry at Indianapolis, Ind.; Feb. 1, 1892, to Aug. 1893, master mechanic Louisville Southern Rd; Oct. 1, 1893, to Aug. 1897, superintendent motive power Omaha & St. Louis Ry.

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Bock, Paul Edwin, Vice-President and Superintendent Weatherford Mineral Wells & Northwestern Ry. Office Weatherford, Tex.

Born Nov. 7, 1866, at Berlin, Germany. Entered railway service April 5, 1882. since wlñch time he has been consecutively to Aug. 1882, engine wiper Michigan Central Rd at Detroit, Mich.; Sept 5, 1882, to June 1883, water boy Denver Utah & Pacific Rd at Denver, Colo.; June 1833 to Sept. 1889, brakeman and freight and passenger conductor; Sept. 1889 to Sept. 1890, passenger conductor Chicago Burlington & Quincy Rd; Sept. 1890 to Feb. 20, 1893, conductor Weatherford Mineral Wells & Northwestern Ry; Feb. 20, 1893, to date, superintendent, and June 12, 1900, to date, also vice-president same road.

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Bodell, Thomas P., Superintendent Bridges and Buildings Wheeling & Lake Erie Rd. Office Canton, O.

Born Jan. 11, 1852, at Monroe, Mich. Entered railway service 1881, since which he has been consecutively to 1887, bridge carpenter Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Ry; 1887 to Feb. 1897, foreman in charge bridge building same road; Feb. to April 1897, with bridge building department Wheeling & Lake Erie Rd; April 1897 to date, superintendent bridges and buildings same road.

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Bogert, William J., General Eastern Agent Chicago & Alton Ry. Office New York, N. Y.

Born April 3, 1852, at New York, N. Y. Entered railway service April 1, 1866, since which he has been consecutively to Oct. 1, 1882, office boy, clerk and chief clerk Star Union Line, Pennsylvania Rd fast freight; Oct. 1, 1882, to Nov. 1, 1883, contracting agent Pennsylvania Rd at New York City; Nov. 1883, to June 15, 1887, agent in charge same company's office at Astor House, New York; June 15, 1887, to Feb. 1, 1901, general eastern freight agent Chicago & Alton Rd and its successor, the Chicago & Alton Ry; Feb. 1, 1901, to date, general eastern agent same road in charge both freight and passenger business.

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Boggs, George B., Auditor of Receipts Missouri Kansas & Texas Ry of Texas. Office Dallas, Tex.

Born Nov. 11, 1857, in Ontario, Canada. Entered railway service 1883, since which he has been consecutively to Oct. 31, 1888, clerk in general auditor's office Missouri Pacific Ry; Nov. 1, 1888, to Feb. 1, 1898, clerk auditor's office Missouri Kansas & Texas Ry; Feb. 1, 1898, to date, auditor of receipts Missouri Kansas & Texas Ry of Texas.

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Boggs, George Towar, Assistant Treasurer and Assistant Secretary Chicago Rock Island & Pacific Ry and Vice President The Rock Island Co. Office 71 Broadway, New York, N. Y.

Born Feb. 19, 1861, at Chicago, Ill. Entered railway service 1880, since which he has been consecutively to 1883, clerk in freight auditing department and local treasurer's office Chicago Rock Island & Pacific Ry; 1883 to Oct. 1, 1887, assistant cashier; Oct. 1, 1887, to Jan. 11, 1892, pay master lines east of Missouri River; Jan. 11, 1892, to date, assistant secretary and assistant treasurer; entire service with Chicago Rock Island & Pacific Ry. He Is also vice-president The Rock Island Co.

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Bogue, Virgil Gay, Consulting Engineer Western Maryland Rd and Vice-President and Chief Engineer Western Pacific Ry. Office New York, N. Y.

Born July 20, 1846, at Norfolk, St. Lawrence County, N. Y. Educated at the school of Gen. William H. Russell of New Haven, Conn., and at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute at Troy, N. graduating from that institution with degree of C. E. in 1868. After leaving college he spent one year with the engineering corps of Prospect Park, Brooklyn, N. Y., and then went to Peru, South America, where for some years he was engaged in railway construction; he then became manager of the Trujillo Railways in northern Peru, which position be held until active hostilities between Peru and Chile broke out, when he returned to the United States and was until Nov. 1886 engaged on the surveys and construction of the Northern Pacific Rd across Idaho and Washington; he discovered and named Stampede Pass and supervised the construction of the road to the Pacific coast; from Nov. 1886 to 1891, he was chief engineer of the Union Pacific System, retiring in the latter year to open an office in New York as consulting engineer, which he still maintains. He was a. member of the commission appointed by President Harrison to investigate methods for improving the navigation of the Columbia River and afterward was consulting engineer for the governor of New Zealand for a period of about three years on the route of the proposed railway across the South Island; he was also for some time consulting engineer of the Department of Public Works of New York and was a member of the commission appointed by Mayor Strong of New York to determine the feasibility of operating surface cars on the Brooklyn Bridge. Is now consulting engineer of the Western Maryland Rd and vice-president and chief engineer of the Western Pacific Ry. Is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

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Bolton, Channing M., Consulting Engineer. Address Rio, Va.

Born Jan. 24, 1843, at Richmond, Va. Educated at the University of Virginia, Entered railway service Feb. 1862, since which he has been consecutively to 1865, rodman, transitman and resident engineer, and dommissions lieutenant of Engineers Confederate States Army; 1866, surveys, location and construction Clover Hill Rd, etc.; 1867, resident engineer Connecting Rd at Richmond, Va,; 1867 to 1869, resident engineer Louisville Cincinnati & Lexington Rd; 1869 to 1874, division engineer Chesapeake & Ohio Ed; 1874 to 1876, surveys and location several railways in Virginia and North Carolina; 1876 to 1879, U. S. assistant engineer in charge canals and cascades Columbia River, Ore.; 1879 to 1880, division engineer Richmond & Allegheny Rd; 1880 to 1881, engineer and superintendent Greenville Columbus & Birmingham Rd; 1882 to April 1895, chief engineer Richmond & Danville Rd and its successor, the Southern Ry; from 1879 to 1889, was president and general manager Richmond City Street Ry; subsequent to 1896 was for a number of years chief engineer Dahlonega Rd in Georgia and Bismark & Potomac Valley Rd in Virginia.

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Bonar, William Masterson, tx-Auditor and Assistant Secretary Wheeling & Lake Erie Rd. Wabasb-Pittsburg Terminal Ry, West Side Belt Rd and Pittsburg Terminal Railroad & Coal Company. Address Pittsburg, Pa.

Born Jan. 9, 1856, at Stilesville, Ia. Educated In the public schools at Butler, Ky. Entered railway service 1879 as telegraph operator in local freight office Chicago & Eastern Illinois Rd at Chicago, Ill., since which he has been consecutively 1880 to 1884, chief cleric accounting department Evansville & Terre Haute Rd at Evansville, Ind.; 1884 to 1886, chief clerk accounting department St. Louis Ft. Scott & Wichita Rd at Ft. Scott, Kan.; 1886 to 1891, agent same road at Eureka, Han., 1891 to 1894, local freight agent Louisville Evansville & St. Louis Consolidated Rd at Louisville, Ky.; 1894 to 1895, travelIng freight and passenger agent same road at St. Louis, Mo.; 1895 to 1897, station accountant Cleveland Cincinnati Chicago & St. Louis Ry and Chesapeake & Ohio Ry at Louisville, Ky.; 1897 to 1898, traveling auditor Wheeling & Lake Erie Rd at Toledo, O.; 1898 to Oct. 1, 1904, freight and ticket accountant same road at Toledo and Cleveland, O.; Oct. 1, 1904, to April 1905, acting auditor same road and Pittshurg Lisbon & Western Rd; April to Dec. 1, 1905, auditor and assistant secretary Wheeling & Lake Erie Rd, Wabash-Pittsburg Terminal Ry, West Side Belt Rd and Pittsburg Terminal Railroad & Coal Co. and auditor. Pittsburg Lisbon & Western Rd.

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Bond, Frank L. C., Resident Engineer Grand Trunk Ry. Office Montreal, Quebec.

Born Feb. 21, 1877, at Montreal, Quebec. Educated at Montreal High School, at the Collegiate Institute and at McGill University, taking the civil engineering course at the last named institution, 18941898, Entered railway service 1898 as second assistant to resident engineer Eastern division Grand Trunk Ry, since which he has been consecutively 1901, engineer in charge of double track construction same division; 1902, assistant engineer on construction Park Avenue tunnel, New York Subway; 1903, first assistant to resident engineer Grand Trunk Ry; June 1, 1904, to March 1905, acting resident engineer same road; March 1905 to date, resident engineer Eastern division same road.

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Bond, Frank S., Ex-Vice-President Chicago Milwaukee & St. Paul Ry. Address New York, N. Y.

Native of Massachusetts. Entered railway service 1849 in office of treasurer Norwich & Worcester Rd, since which he has been consecutively 1851 to 1856, secretary Cincinnati Hamilton & Dayton Rd; 1857 to 1861, secretary and treasurer Auburn & Allentown Rd and Schuylklll & Susquehanna Rd; 1868 to 1873, vicepresident Missouri Kansas & Texas Rd; 1873 to 1881, vice-president Texas & Pacific Ry; 1881 to 1882, president Philadelphia & Beading Rd; 1884 to 1886, president associate railways-Cincinnati New Orleans & Texas Pacific Ry, Alabama Great Southern Rd, New Orleans & Northeastern Rd, Vlcksburg & Meridian Rd and Vicksburg Shreveport & Pacific Ry; 1886 to Jan. 1, 1900, vice-president Chicago Milwaukee & St. Paul Ry.

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Band, Hugh Lennox, Jr., Second VicePresident and General Attorney Baltimore & Ohio Rd. Office Baltimore, Md.

Born Dec. 23, 1858, at Baltimore, Md. Graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy 1876 and from Harvard College with degree of B. A. 1880. Entered railway service 1882 as assistant In office of general counsel Baltimore & Ohio Rd and has been connected with the law department of that road to date, since Jan 1895 as general attorney; May 1, 1903, to date, also second vice-president same road. July 1892 to Jan. 1894, also acted as general counsel for receivers Richmond & Danville Rd.

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Bonebrake, P. A., Superintendent Pittsburg Division Pittsburg Cincinnati Chicago & St. Louis Ry. Office Pittsburg, Pa.

Born April 3, 1852, at Farmersville, O. Entered railway service Nov. 1869 as telegraph operator Pittsburg Cincinnati & St. Louis Ry. since which he has been consecutively 1873 to 1881, train dispatcher Pennsylvania Lines West of Pittsburg; Aug. to Dec. 1881, trainmaster Pittsburg division; 1881 to 1894, passenger trainmaster and chief train dispatcher same lines; April 1894 to July 1897, superintendent Louisville division Pittsburg Cincinnati Chicago & St. Louis Ry at Louisville, Ky.; July 1897 to March 1899, sup supertendent Indianapolis division; March 1899 to April 1905, superintendent Logansport division same road at Logansport, Ind.; April 1905 to date, superintendent Pittsburg division same road.

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Bonney, George Lester, Superintendent Dining Cars Missouri Pacific Ry. Office St. Louis, Mo.

Born July 21, 1860, at Watertown, Wis. Educated In the public schools. Entered railway service 1877 as freight brakeman St. Paul & Pacific Ry, afterward the St. Paul Minneapolis & Manitoba Ry and now the Great Northern Ry, since which he has been consecutively March 1878 to Sept. 1880, freight conductor; Sept. 1880 to June 1, 1888, passenger conductor same road; June 1, 1888, to May 1898, superintendent dining and sleeping cars same road; May 1898 to April 30, 1903, passenger conductor same road; April 30, 1903, to date, superintendent dining cars Missouri Pacific Ry System.

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Bonnyman, Alexander, Chief Engineer Atlantic & Birmingham Ry and Atlantic & Birmingham Construction Co. Office Oglethorpe, Ga.

Born Dec. 8, 1868. Educated at the A. & M. College of Kentucky Sept. 1885 to May 20, 1888. Entered railway servIce 1888 as assistant engineer Elizabethtown Lexington & Big Sandy division Chesapeake & Ohio Ry, since which he has been consecutively June 1, to Aug. 1, 1889, assistant engineer Kentucky Union Rd; Aug. 2, 1839, to Dec. 1, 1890, assistant engineer P. & B. Rd; Dec. 8, 1890, to Jan. 1, 1892, resident engineer South Bound Rd; Jan. 1 to June 11, 1892, with transportation departrhent same road; June 11, 1892, to Feb. 1, 1894. superintendent of track Central Rd of Georgia; Feb. 1, 1894, to March 1, 1899, engineer and roadmaster Chattanooga Rome & Southern Rd; March 1, 1899, to March 1, 1905, superintendent Waycross Air LIne Rd and its successor, the Atlantic & Birmingham Ry; March 1, 1905, to date, chief engineer same road and Atlantic & Birmingham Construction Co.

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Bonnyman, James, Chief Engineer Georgia Florida & Alabama Ry. Office Fainbridge, Ga.

Born July 9, 1879. Graduated from the Kentucky State College, class of 1897. Entered railway service 1899, since which he has been consecutively to Aug. 1, 1900, engineer maintenance of way Chattanooga Rome & Southern Rd; Aug. 1 to Sept. 4, 1990, superintendent Durham Coat & Coke Co.; Sept. 17, 1900, for several years, roadmaster Chattanooga Rome & Southern Rd at Rome, Ga.; is now chief engineer Georgia Florida & Alabama Ry.

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Bontecou, Daniel, Chief Engineer Kansas City Elevated Ry. Office Kansas City, Mo.

Born Sept. 14, 1851, at Springfield, Mass. Educated at College of City of New York. Entered railway service in 1873, since which he has been consecutively to 1876, transitman and assistant engineer New York Central & Hudson River Rd; 1876 to 1882, engaged in miscellaneous engineering practice; 1882 to 1886, chief engineer Kansas City Belt Ry; 1886 to 1890, chief engineer various cable street railways; 1890 to 1901, chief engineer Kansas City Fort Scott & Memphis Rd; 1901 to date, chief engineer Kansas City Elevated Ry and consulting engineer United Zinc & Chemical Co.

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Bonzano, Maximilian Ferdinand. Addtess Philadelphia, Pa.

Born May 13, 1858, at Detroit, Mich. Educated at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute at Troy, N. Y. Entered railway service June 1878 as assistant engineer Philadelphia Wilmington & Baltimore Rd, since which he has been consecutively Sept. 1, 1881, to Sept. 1, 1882, assistant engineer Pennsylvania Rd; Sept. 1, 1832, to April 1, 1883, assistant engineer Philadelphia & Reading Rd; April 1, 1883, to Feb. 21, 1885, division roadntaster; Feb. 21, 1885, to Nov. 18, 1886, division engineer; Nov. 18, 1886, to March 1, 1890, sitperrntendent Philadelphia & New York division; March 1, 1890, to March 1892, assistant general superintendent; March 1892 to Feb. 1, 1898, general superintendent Main Line division; Feb. 1 to June 1, 1893, assistant to fourth vice-president; all on the Philadelphia & Reading Rd; Dec. 1, 1894, to April 1, 1896, assistant manager South Jersey Rd; April to May 1, 1896, general superintendent same road; May 11, 1896, to July 1, 1897, general manager Chattanooga Southern Rd; July 1 to Nov. 1, 1897, general agent for receivers Columbus Sandusky & Rocking Rd; Nov. 1, 1897, to Sept. 28, 1898, superintendent and chief engineer same road; Sept. 28, 1898, to June 10, 1900, general manager Chattanooga Southern Rd; Jan. 15, 1901, to Sept. 1901, chief engineer Toledo St. Louis & Western Rd; Dec. 1, 1901, to June 1904, chief engineer Pittsburg Shawmut & Northern Rd.

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Boomer, Hobart A., Assistant General Superintendent Lake Erie & Western Rd. Office Indianapolis. Ind.

Born Oct. 13, 1862, at Philo, Ill. Entered railway service 1880, since which he has been consecutively to spring of 1883, agent and operator Wabash St. Louis & Pacific Ry at Edwardsville, Ill.; spring of 1883 to Aug. 1883, agent Toledo St. Louis & Kansas City Rd; Aug. 1888 to 1884, trick dispatcher same road; 1884 to 1896, successively chief dispatcher, trainmaster and division superintendent same road; May 1896 to Oct. 1903, division superintendent Lake Erie & Western Rd at Lafayette, Ind.; Oct. 1903 to date, assistant general superintendent same road.

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Booth, Charles Webster, Assistant General Superintendent Wisconsin Central Ry. Office Milwaukee, Wis.

Born Aug. 10, 1865, at Wayne, Mich. Educated in the public schools at Wayne. Entered railway service 1883 as clerk to general car foreman Northern Pacific Rd at St. Paul, Minn., since which he has been consecutively to Dec. 31, 1889, with the same road as clerk to superintendent motive power, clerk to master mechanic at Livingston, Mont., and shop clerk same point; Jan. 1, 1890, to July 1, 1898, chIef clerk to superintendent motive power Wisconsin Central Ry at Waukesha, Wis.; Jully 1, 1898, to Jan. 23, 1899, storekeeper same road at Waukesha; Jan. 23, 1899, to Jan. 15, 1902, general storekeeper at Pond du Lac, Wis.; Jan. 15, 1902, to April 30, 1903, purchasing agent same road; April 30, 1903, to date, assistant general superintendent same road.

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Booth, Clarence M., General Eastern Freight Agent Cincinnati Hamilton & Dayton-Pere Marquette System, Office New York, N. Y.

Born Dec. 14, 1876, at Marietta, O. Graduated from high school Toledo, O., 1894. Entered railway service 1894 as cierk Flint & Pere Marquette Rd. now the Pere Marquette Rd, since which he has been consecutively May 1, 1896, to June 1, 1899, traveling freight agent same road at Toledo, O.; June 1, 1899, to Jan. 1, 1908. commercial agent sante place; Jan. 1, 1903, to date, general eastern freight agent same road. Is also general eastern freight agent Cincinnati Hamilton & Dayton Ry.

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Booth, George Wilson, Assistant Comptroller Baltimore & Ohio Rd. Office Baltimore, Md.

Born July 29, 1844, at Baltimore, Md. Educated at the Baltimore City College. Entered railway service 1879 as clerk in Camden station freight office Baltimore & Ohio Rd, since which he has been consecutively 1880 to 1881, chief clerk Camden Station; 1881 to 1884, clerk in accounting department; 1884 to 1890, chief clerk to auditor of revenue; 1890 to 1894, audItor of revenue; 1894 to 1902, general auditor; 1902 to date, assistant comptroller; entire service with the Baltimore & Ohio Rd.

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Booth, Henry James, General Freight Agent Wheeling & Lake Erie Rd, Wabash-Pittsburg Terminal Ry and West Side Belt Rd. Office Pittsburg, Pa.

Born Oct. 3, 1848, at Marietta, O. Entered railway service July 1869 as bookkeeper Construction Co. Marietta & Pittsburg Rd, since which he has been consecutively MaY 1873 to Nov. 1875, auditor Marietta Pittsburg & Cleveland Rd; March 1880 to Dec. 31, 1881, chief clerk general freight and ticket office Cleveland & Marietta Rd; Jan. 1 to Oct. 1, 1882, general freight and ticket agent; Oct. 1, 1882, to June 1, 1883, general agent same road; June 1, 1883, to Feb. 3, 1892, assistant general freight agent Wheeling & Lake Erie Ry; Feb. 3, 1892, to Feb. 1, 1897, general freight agent at Toledo, O.; Feb. 1, 1897, to Aug. 1. 1905, general traffic manager same road; Aug. 1, 1905, to date, general freight agent Wheeling & Lake Erie Rd. Wabash-Pittsburg Terminal Ry and West Side Belt Rd.

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Booth, Horace, Assistant General Freight Agent International & Great Northern Rd. Office Houston, Tex.

From 1874 to 1879, was clerk Texas & Pacific Rd at Longview, Tex.; 1879 to 1880, clerk International & Great Northern Rd at same place; June to Aug. 1880, agent Texas & Pacific Rd at Forney, Tex.; Aug. 1880 to July 1881, chief clerk International & Great Northern Rd at Longview Junction, Tex.; July 1881 to July 1885, agent at Henderson, Tex.; July 1885 to May 1889, agent at Tyler, Tex.; May to Sept. 1889, agent at Laredo, Tex.; Sept. 1889 to May 1801, commercial agent same road at Tyler, Tex.; May 1891 to June 1892, general freight and passenger agent East Line & Bed River Rd; June 1892 to Jan. 1, 1900, general agent International & Great Northern Rd at Houston, Tex.; Jan. 1, 1900, to date, assistant general freight agent same road.

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Booth, John Sinclair, Master Mechanic Carolina & Northwestern Ry. Office Chester, S. C.

Born Feb. 8, 1858. Educated in the public schools of Baltimore, Md. Entered railway service 1880 as machinist in Mt. Clare shops Baltimore & Ohio Rd; was subsequently machinist in various shops untIl 1890; 1890 to 1891, gang foreman Chesapeake & Ohio Rd shops at Richmond, Va.; 1891 to March 1, 1900, with the Richmond & Danville Rd and Its successor, the Southern Ry, as general foreman Salisbury, N. C., shops and new shops at Spencer, N. C., as roundhouse foreman and foreman erecting shop; March 1, 1900, to date, master mechanic Carolina & Northwestern Ry.

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Booth, S. F., General Agent Passenger Department Union Pacific Rd, Oregon Rd & Navigation Co. and Oregon Short Line Rd. Office San Francisco, Cal.

Born Sept. 7, 1863. Entered railway service 1882 as clerk Central Pacific Rd, since which he has been consecutively in charge various departments general freight office and secretary to general traffic manager same road; traveling freight agent Southern Pacific Cot; commercial agent at Santa Barbara, Cal.; June 1897 to July 1, 1901, district freight and passenger agent same road at Fresno, Cal.; July 1, 1901, to May 15, 1903, chief clerk to J. C. Stubbs, traffic director Union Pacific Rd, Southern Pacific Co., Oregon Rd & Navigation Co. and Oregon Short Line Rd; May 15, 1903, to date, general agent passenger department Union Pacific Rd, Oregon Rd & Navigation Co. and Oregon Short Line Rd at San Francisco, Cal.; also general agent Cunard Steamship Co.

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Booth, Walter F., Ex-General Auditor Toledo St. Louis & Western Rd.

Born Oct. 30, 1867, at Oskaloosa, Ia. Entered railway service 1883 as chainman Toledo Belt Ry, since which he has been consecutively March to Nov. 1884, messenger general office Wheeling & Lake Erie Rd at Toledo, O.; Nov. 1884 to April 1889, clerk auditor's office same road; April to Dec. 1889, cashier and bookkeeper Wabash Steamer Line; Jan. 1890 to Oct. 1891, chief clerk auditor's office Wheeling & Lake Erie Ry; Oct. to Dec. 1891, general bookkeeper Cincinnati Jackson & Mackinaw Ry at Toledo; Jan. to Sept. 1892, acting auditor; Sept. 1892 to Sept. 1, 1900, auditor same road; Sept. 1, 1900, to June 1904, general auditor Toledo St. Louis & Western Rd.



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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