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Briggs, William Cyrus
by Powell, William S. William Cyrus Briggs, inventor, the son of Cyrus and Lydia F. Loring Briggs, was born in Turner, Maine, and educated locally. He moved to Brooklyn, N.Y., where he was an engineer and machinist, and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Ferguson, Harley Bascum
by Snow, Claude H., Jr. Harley Bascum Ferguson, U.S. Army general and engineer, was born in Waynesville, the oldest son of William Burder and Laura Adelaide Reeves Ferguson. He was graduated from the U.S. Military Academy, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Forney, John Horace
by Branch, Paul. John Horace Forney, soldier, Confederate officer, civil engineer, and planter, was born in Lincoln County. His father was Jacob Forney and his grandfather was Peter Forney, who served in the partisan [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Fremont (née Fish), Sewall Lawrence
by Grant, Dorothy Fremont. Fremont (née Fish), Sewall Lawrence by Dorothy Fremont Grant, 1986 30 Aug. 1816–1 May 1886 Sewall Lawrence Fremont (née Fish), army officer, chief engineer, and superintendent of the [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Fulton, Hamilton
by Stevenson, George. Hamilton Fulton, civil engineer, was born in Great Britain into a Scottish family presumably connected with the engineering family of that name in Glasgow. He studied under John Rennie (1761–1821), [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Gilchrist, Peter Spence
by Allan, Anna Brooke. Peter Spence Gilchrist, chemical engineer and specialist in sulfuric acid and fertilizer plants, was born in Manchester, England. His father, John Gilchrist, a Scotsman, was a chemical engineer and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Graves, Ernest
by Caldwell, Martha B. Graves, Ernest by Martha B. Caldwell, 1986 27 Mar. 1880–9 June [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Harrelson, John William
by Toler, Maurice S. John William Harrelson, educator and soldier, was born in the Double Shoals Community of Cleveland County, the son of John H. and Ellen Williams Harrelson. His father was a tenant farmer. In 1905, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Hickerson, Thomas Felix
by Caldwell, Martha B. Hickerson, Thomas Felix by Martha B. Caldwell, 1988 30 Apr. 1882–8 Aug. 1968 Thomas Felix Hickerson, Kenan Professor of Applied Mathematics [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Kendall, Henry Eli, Jr.
by Kendall, Katharine Kerr. Henry Eli Kendall, Jr., engineer and state government official, was born in Shelby of English and Scottish ancestry, the son of Henry E., Sr., a pharmacist, and Mary Whitelaw Wiseman Kendall, of [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Lee, Arthur Carl
by Green, C. Sylvester. Lee, Arthur Carl by C. Sylvester Green, 1991 3 Sept. 1886–17 July 1974 Arthur Carl Lee, engineer and construction company executive, was born in Anderson, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Ludlow, Jacob Lott
by Mcarver, Charles H., Jr. Jacob Lott Ludlow, engineer, was born in Spring Lake, N.J., the son of Samuel and Nancy Johnson Ludlow. He completed his education at Lafayette College in Easton, Pa., where he received a degree in [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Moore, Enoch William
by Butler, Lindley S. Enoch William Moore, businessman and inventor, was born in Rockingham County, the son of James Wright and his second wife, Emily Branson Moore. James W. Moore's first wife was Marinda Branson, who in [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Morris, Ellwood
by Powell, William S. Ellwood Morris, civil engineer, was born in Pennsylvania. Nothing is known of his parents other than the fact that in 1846 his father, also a civil engineer, was an assistant to Charles Ellet, Jr., [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
O'Brien, William Thomas
by Tilley, Nannie M. William Thomas O'Brien, machinist, was born in Lynchburg, Va., of Irish ancestry. His father was John O'Brien, a laborer, who came to the United States in 1846; his mother was Katherine McLaughlin [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
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