Ingalls, A. S., Superintendent Cleveland Cincinnati Chicago & St. Louis Ry. Office Cleveland, O.
Born Feb. 27, 1874. Graduated from Harvard University, 1896. Entered rail-. way service Sept. 1896, since which
be has been consecutively to Sept. 1897, clerk in office general manager Cleveland Cincinnati Chicago & St.
Louis Ry; Sept. 1897 to Jan. 1901, assistant superintendent Cleveland-Indianapolis division, and Jan. 1901 to date,
superintendent same division same road.
Ingalls, George Hoadly, General Freight Agent Cleveland Cincinnati Chicago & St. Louis Ry. Office
Born July 28, 1872, at Boston, Mass. Graduated from Harvard University 1893. Entered railway service 1893 as clerk
general manager's office Chesapeake & Ohio Ry, since which he has been consecutively 1895, clerk general superintendent's
office Western division same road; to Nov. 1896, clerk in office of president same road; Nov. 1896 to April 1900,
assistant to president same road in charge of coal and coke traffic; Feb. 1, 1901 to Nov. 1, 1902, assistant general
freight agent Cleveland Cincinnati Chicago & St. Louis Ry at Cincinnati, O.; Nov. 1, 1902 to date, general
freight agent same road, Cincinnati Northern Rd. and Dayton & Union .Rd.
Ingalls, M. E., Chairman Board of Directors Cleveland Cincinnati Chicago & St. Louis Ry. Office Cincinnati,
Born 1842 in Maine. Entered railway service Nov. 1870, since which he has been consecutively president Indianapolis
Cincinnati & Lafayette Rd.; appointed receiver same company April 1871, continuing until July 1873, when company
was reorganized and he was made president: in Aug. 1876 it failed again and he was appointed receiver; Nov. 1880,
road was reorganized as the Cincinnati Indianapolis St. Louis & Chicago Ry, of which he was president until
June 27, 1889; June 27, 1889, when the Cincinnati Indianapolis Chicago & St. Louis and Cleveland Columbus Cincinnati
& Indianapolis Rys were consolidated under the name of the Cleveland Cincinnati Chicago & St. Louis Ry.
to Feb. 1, 1905, president latter road; Feb. 1, 1905 to date, chairman of board same road; Oct. 1, 1888 to Feb.
1, 1900, also president Chesapeake & Ohio Ry; Jan. 1881 to Oct. 1883, was president Kentucky Central. Rd.
Ingersoll, Colin Macrae, Jr., Commissioner of Real Estate, Right of Way and Taxes New York New Haven
& Hartford Rd. Office New Haven Conn.
Born Dec. 1, 1858, at New Haven, Conn. Graduated from Sheffield Scientific School of Yale University 1880. Entered
railway service 1881 in office of superintendent motive power Missouri Pacific Ry, since which he has been consecutively
Aug. 1882 to March 1892, division engineer, etc., New York New Haven & Hartford Rd.; March 1892 to Jan. 1893,
City engineer of New Haven, Conn.; Jan. 1893 to Jan. 1897, assistant engineer in charge of construction New York
New Haven & Hartford Rd; Jan. 1897 to May 1900, assistant to president same road; May 1900 to Oct. 1905, chief
engineer same road; Oct. 1905 to date, commissioner of real estate, right of way and taxes same road.
Ingraham, James Edmonson, Third VicePresident Florida East Coast Ry. Office St. Augustine, FIa.
Born Nov. 18, 1850. Graduated from Racine College at Racine, Wis., 1865. Entered railway service 1879 as president
and manager South Florida Ry, since which he has been consecutively to Nov. 1, 1892, president same road; Nov.
1, 1892 to May 1, 1899, land commissioner Florida East Coast Ry; May 1, 1899 to date, third vice-president same
Ingram, Robert H., General Superintendent Southern District Pacific System Southern Pacific Co. Office
Los Angeles, Cal.
Born Sept. 7, 1859, at Henderson, Ky. Entered railway service Nov. 1876, since which he has been consecutively
Nov. 1876 to Feb. 1, 1879, assistant receiving cashier. Pullman Southern Car Co., Louisville, KY.; Feb. 1, 1879
to July 10, 1881, secretary to general superintendent same company; July 10, 1881 to July 1, 1882, receiving cashier
Pullman's Palace Car Co., St. Louis, Mo.; July 1, 1882 to May 1883, correspondent, etc., comptroller's office Louisville
& Nashville Rd.; May 1883 to Jan. 1885, general bookkeeper, same office; Jan. 1885 to Jan. 1886, assistant
comptroller same company; Jan. 1886 to March 1887, successively bookkeeper, cashier and superintendent Kentucky
Lumber Co., Williamsburg, KY.; March to July 1887, in auditing department Ohio Valley Ry; Ju]y 1887 to June 1889,
auditor Ohio Valley Ry, and until July 3. 1895, assistant to president Louisville & Nashville Rd.; Sept. 15,
1896 to May 1, 1899, in general manager's office Grand Trunk Ry at Montreal, Que.; May 1, 1899 to Dec. 24, 1900,
secretary and treasurer Central Vermont Ry; Jan. 1 to Oct 1, 1901, secretary to president Southern Pacific Co.;
Oct. 1, 1901 to April 4, 1902, secretary to assistant to the president; April 1902 to June 1905, superintendent
Los Angeles division; June 1905 to date, general superintendent Southern district Pacific System same company at
Los Angeles, Cal.
Innes, Robert Hayward, Superintendent Transportation San Antonio & Aransas Pass Ry. Office San Antonio.
Born Dec. 25, 1852, at Kingston, Ont. He was educated. in the public schools. Entered railway service 1870, since
which he has been consecutively 1870 to 1873, rodman and division engineer Atlantic & Pacific Ry; 1873, leveler
and transitman on surveys St. Louis Salem & Little Rock Rd., and. in Texas for Mexican Gulf Branch Atlantic
& Pacific Ry (never built); latter part 1873, engineer in charge tracklaying and bridges Galveston. Harrisburg
& San Antonio Ry; 1875 and 1876, fuel and claim agent; 1876 to 1884, freight agent and operator at Luling,
Tex.; 1834 to 1887, agent at San Antonio; 1388 to 1889, trainmaster at Houston; 1889 to July 1, 1893, division
superintendent same road at San Antonio, Tex.; July 1, 1893 to date, superintendent transportation San Antonio
& Aransas Pass Ry.
Irland, Frank W., Assistant Secretary Missouri Pacific Ry and St. Louis Iron Mountain & Southern
Ry. Office St. Louis, Mo.
Born Oct. 26, 1861, in Madison Township, Lenowee County, Michigan. Graduated from high school at Adrian. Mich.
During 1877-1878 he was secretary to the land and mining commissioner of the Lake Superior Ship Canal, Railway
& Iron Co. at Marquette, Mich., since which his career has been as follows: 1879 to 1880, secretary to superintendent
the Pullman Co.; 1881, secretary to assistant general freight agent Wabash Rd; 1882, secretary to general attorney
St. Louis & San Francisco Rd.; 1883, secretary to general solicitor Missouri Pacific Ry System; 1884 to 1887,
secretary to assistant general manager same road; 1887 to 1892, chief clerk to vice-president same road.; 1892
to 1899, assistant secretary Missouri Pacific Ry and chief clerk to general manager Missouri Pacific Ry System;
1899 to 1904, assistant secretary same road and chief clerk to vice-president; 1904 to date, assistant secretary
Missouri Pacific Ry and St. Louis Iron Mountain & Southern Ry, and secretary of their auxiliary lines.
Irvin, Allen, General Agent San Antonio & Aransas Pass Ry.. Office San Antonio, Tex.
Born Sept. 25, 1860, at Lodi, Miss. Entered railway service 1879, since which he has been consecutively 1879 to
1884, operator St. Louis Iron Mountain & Southern Ry; 1884 to 1886, agent same road; 1886 to 1888, operator
Western Union Telegraph Co. at Texarkana, Tex.; 1888 to 1890, agent St. Louis Southwestern Ry; 1890 to 1891, agent
Gulf Colorado & Santa Fe Ry; 1892 to 1893, chief clerk freight department San Antonio & Aransas Pass Ry;
1893 to date, general agent same road at San Antonio, Tex.
Irwin, J. F., Superintendent Newark Division Baltimore & Ohio Rd. Office Newark, O.
Born 1852 near Newark, O. From 1870 to 1872 he was employed during the summer and fall months on track labor and.
telegraph line construction work Newark division Baltimore & Ohio Rd., and attended school and studied telegraphy
during the winter months. Entered railway service March 1873, since which he has been consecutively to Nov. 1880,
telegraph operator Lake Erie division Baltimore & Ohio Rd; Nov. 1880 to 1892,. train dispatcher at Newark.
O.; 1892 to Jan. 1, 1897, chief train dispatcher at Newark; Jan. 1, 1897 to April 1900, trainmaster Ohio division;
April to Nov. 1, 1900, in office of general superintendent transportation at Baltimore in charge of the distribution
of power; Nov. 1, 1900 to Oct. 1901, trainmaster Connellsville division; Oct. 1901 to April 1, 1905, superintendent
same division; April 1, 1905 to date, superintendent Newark division, entire service with the Baltimore & Ohio
Irwin, James Clark, Assistant Engineer in Office of Vice-President New York Central & Hudson River
Rd. Office New York, N. Y.
Born Sept. 23, 1868, at Cheyney, Pa.. Graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with the degree of B. S., 1890,
and the degree of C. E., 1891. From 1886 to 1892 was in college and on various railroad surveys. Entered railway
service July 1, 1892, since which he has been consecutively to May 1, 1893, signal engineer New York Central &
Hudson River Rd in charge of construction of block system of signals; May 1, 1893 to Feb. 1, 1894, assistant trainmaster
Mohawk division same road; Feb. 1, 1894 to June 1, 1898, superintendent Hudson River Bridge Co. and assistant superintendent
of signals New York Central & Hudson River Rd.; June 1, 1898 to April 1, 1902, division engineer Middle division;
April 1 to Oct. 15, 1902, general assistant to chief engineer and engineer of signals same road; Oct. 15, 1902
to Feb. 1, 1903, assistant to general superintendent same road; Feb. 1 to. Dec. 1, 1903, superintendent Lake Erie
Alliance & Wheeling Rd. under the management of the Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Ry; Dee. 1, 1903 to
date, assistant engineer in office of Vice-President W. J. Wilgus of New. York Central & Hudson River Rd..
Irwin, Lorne Amsden, Secretary to General Manager, Purchasing Agent and Superintendent Telegraph Quincy
Omaha & Kansas City Rd. Office Kansas City, Mo.
Born Dee. 21, 1875,. at Galion, O. Educated in the common schools. Entered railway service 1894 as clerk and stenographer
Cleveland Cincinnati Chicago & St. Louis Ry, since which he has been consecutively Sept. 1896 to March 1897,
chief clerk to master mechanic Kansas City Pittsburg & Gulf Rd.; March 1897 to June 1899, with Cleveland Cincinnati
Chicago & St. Louis Ry; June 1899 to March 1, 1902, stenographer to general manager Omaha Kansas City &
Eastern Rd; March 1, 1902 to date, secretary to general manager, purchasing agent and superintendent of telegraph
same road, now the Quincy Omaha & Kansas City Rd.
Irwin, Lucian J., General Freight and Passenger Agent Louisville Henderson & St. Louis By. Office
Born May 5, 1867, at Abbeville, Miss. Entered railway service 1883, since which he has been consecutively 1883
to June 1884, clerk in agent's office St. Louis Arkansas & Texas Ry; June 1884 to June 1886, operator and clerk
Illinois Central Rd; June 1886 to May 1891, clerk general freight office Louisville & Nashville R; May 1891
to May 1894, agent Cumberland Gap Despatch at Louisville, Ky.; May 1894 to Oct. 16, 1895, traveling freight agent,
and Oct. 16, 1895 to June 21, 1897, western agent at Kansas City, Mo.; June 21, 1897 to Dec. 7, 1899, agent same
line at Chicago, Ill.; Dec. 7, 1899 to date, general freight and passenger agent Louisville Henderson & St.
Irwin, Patrick Henry, Consulting Engineer Baltimore & Ohio Rd. Office Baltimore, Md.
Born Jan. 4, 1837, at West Chester, Chester County, Pa. Educated at various academies and private schools. From
1852 to 1856, while at school, spent his summer vacations with an engineering corps on the West Chester & Philadelphia
Rd, now a part of the Pennsylvania Rd System. Entered service of the Gettysburg Rd 1856 as assistant engineer,
which position he held until the road was completed, since which he has been consecutively 1858 to 1861, assistant
engineer and resident engineer on construction Western Maryland Rd; 1861 to 1870, superintendent same road; 1870
to 1874, engaged on various railway surveys and construction; 1874 to fall of 1879, engaged in the manufacturing
business; fall of 1879 to July 10, 1905, in the service of the Baltimore & Ohio Rd successively as assistant
engineer in charge of surveys and construction, principal assistant engineer, chief engineer of construction of
branch lines, acting chief engineer and assistant chief engineer; July 10, 1905 to date, consulting engineer same
Irwin, Wilbert, Superintendent Southern Minnesota Division Chicago Milwaukee & St. Paul Ry. Office
La Crosse, Wis.
Born March 19, 1849, at Muncy, Lycoming County, Pa. Entered railway service Aug. 1863, since which he has been
consecutively to Aug. 1890, on Philadelphia & Erie Rd; Aug. 1863 to May 1864, extra operator Eastern division
at Watsontown, Pa.; May to July 1864, operator Middle division at St. Mary's; July to Oct. 1, 1864, operator superintendent's
office same division at Renovo; Oct. 1864 to Aug. 1880, chief train dispatcher, and May 1867 to Aug. 1880, chief
operator same division; Aug. 1880 to March 1881, chief train dispatcher and superintendent telegraph Texas &
New Orleans Rd; March to July 1881, superintendent Louisiana Western Rd.; July 1881 to Feb. 1893, chief train dispatcher
and superintendent telegraph Texas & New Orleans Rd; March to July 1881, superintendent Louisiana Western Rd;
July 1881 to Feb. 1883, chief train dispatcher and. superintendent telegraph Texas & New Orleans and Louisiana
Rds; Feb. 1, 1883 to Jan. 15, 1886, superintendent Louisiana division Southern Pacific Co. (Atlantic system); Jan.
15 to Oct. 1, 1886, master transportation Southern Pacific Co. (Atlantic system); Oct. 15, 1886 to Oct. 15, 1887,
superintendent Philadelphia division Baltimore & Ohio Rd; Oct. 15,. 1887 to May 1, 1888, superintendent Chicago
and Dubuque divisions Chicago St. Paul & Kansas City Ry; May 1, 1888 to Feb. 1, 1890, superintendent Iowa and
Minnesota divisions Chicago Milwaukee & St. Paul Ry; Feb. 1, 1890 to date, superintendent Southern Minnesota
division same road.
Isaacs, John Dove, Consulting Engineer Union Pacific and Southern Pacific Systems. Office San Francisco,
Born Oct. 6, 1848, at Richmond, Va. Graduated from University of Virginia 1869. Entered railway service 1875, since
which he has been consecutively to June 1876, draftsman Southern Pacific Co.; June 1876 to June 1885, chief draftsman;
June 1885 to 1890, assistant superintendent bridges and buildings; 1890 to 1891, acting superintendent bridges
and buildings; 1891 to 1900, second assistant engineer maintenance of way; 1900 to Dec. 1. 1905, assistant engineer
maintenance of way Pacific System and Lines in Oregon; all with the Southern Pacific Co.; Dec. 1, 1905 to date,
consulting engineer Union Pacific and Southern Pacific Systems.
Ives, Brayton. Address New York, N. Y.
Born 1840 at Farmington Conn. Graduated from Yale University 1861. Was engaged in the stock brokerage business
in Wall street, New York. from 1867 to 1889, and from 1876 to 1880 was president of the New York Stock Exchange;
subsequently was president of the Western National Bank of New York for many years and was president of the Northern
Pacific Rd from Oct. 20, 1893 to 1896; is now president of the Metropolitan Trust Company.
Ives, Charles John, Ex-President Burlington Cedar Rapids & Northern Ry. Address Cedar Rapids, Ia.
Born Oct. 4, 1831, at Wallingford, Rutland County, Vt. Entered railway service Oct. 1, 1862, since which he has
been consecutively Oct. 1, 1862 to July 1, 1870, on Burlington & Missouri River Ry; to April 5, 1863, clerk
Mt. Pleasant, Ia.; April 5, 1863 to Jan. 15, 1864, clerk Ottumwa, Ia.; Jan. 15, 1864, to. Jan. 1, 1867, clerk local
office Burlington, Ia.; Jan. 1867 to July 1870, clerk general freight office Burlington; July 1, 1870 to June 30,
1903, with Burlington Cedar Rapids & Minnesota, and its successor, Burlington Cedar Rapids & Northern Ry;
to 1871, general freight agent First division; 1871 to Oct. 15, 1874, general passenger and ticket agent; Oct.
15, 1874 to Oct. 28, 1875, general freight, passenger and ticket agent; Oct. 28 to Nov. 26, 1875, acting superintendent
and general freight, passenger and ticket agent; Nov. 26, 1875 to Nov. 28, 1879, superintendent and general freight,
passenger and ticket agent; Nov. 28, 1879 to May 23, 1893, general superintendent, and June 14, 1894 to June 30,
1903, president same road.
Ives, David O., General Traffic Manager Wabash Rd. Wabash Pittsburg Terminal Ry, Wheeling & Lake
Erie Rd and West Side Belt Rd. Office St. Louis, Mo.
From April 1, 1889 to Dec. 1892, was general freight agent Hannibal & St. Joseph, St. Louis Keokuk & Northwestern
and Kansas City St. Joseph & Council Bluffs Rds and the Chicago Burlington & Kansas City Ry, comprising
the Burlington lines in Iowa and Missouri; Dec. 1892 to Jan. 1, 1896, general passenger and ticket agent same roads;
Jan. 1, 1896 to Dec. 1, 1902, general freight agent same roads; Dec. 1, 1902 to Aug. 1, 1905. general freight agent
Burlington & Missouri River Rd, now known as the Burlington Lines West of the Missouri River; Aug. 1, 1905
to date, general traffic manager Wabash Rd., Wabash Pittsburg Terminal Ry, Wheeling & Lake Erie Rd and West
Side Belt Rd.
The Biographical Directory of
the Railway Officials of America
Edition of 1906
Edited and compiled by T. Addison Busbey
Associate Editor The Railway Age.