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Alfred Wolcott Gibbs
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Birth: Oct. 27, 1856
Death: May 19, 1922

ALFRED WOLCOTT GIBBS, general superintendent of the Motive Power department of the Pennsylvania Railroad, with home and office at Altoona, a skilled and experienced mechanical engineer, was born October 27, 1856, at Fort Filmore, New Mexico. Mr. Gibbs attended Rutgers College, 1873-1874, and Stevens Institute of Technology, 1874-1878, in the latter year graduating from the last named noted institution. He entered the railway service in March, 1879, with which he has been continuously identified ever since, his various promotions making the following honorable record: June 1, 1881, special apprentice, Altoona shops; June to October, 1881, draughtsman also for the Pennsylvania Railroad; October 1, 1881, to August 1, 1886, draughtsman for the Richmond & Danville Road; August 1, 1886, to October 1, 1888, master mechanic, Atlanta & Charlotte Division; same road; October 1, 1888, to September 1, 1890, master mechanic, Virginia Midland Division, same road; September 1, 1890, to July 1, 1892, superintendent motive power, Central Road of Georgia; July 1, 1892, to July 1, 1893, master mechanic, Richmond & Danville Road, at Atlanta, Ga; July 1, 1893, to September 1, 1902, assistant mechanical engineer, Pennsylvania Road, at Altoona, September 1, 1902, to January 1, 1903, superintendent motive power, Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore Road; and from January 1, 1903, to date (1910), general superintendent motive power, Pennsylvania Road, at Altoona.
(From Twentieth Century History of Altoona and Blair County, Pennsylvania, and Representative Citizens, Jesse C. Sell, Chicago, IL: Richmond-Arnold, 1911.)

 
 
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 Parents:
  Alfred Gibbs (1823 - 1868)
  Peggy F. Blair Gibbs (1831 - 1908)
 
 Spouse:
  Marianne Everhard Skelton Gibbs (1861 - 1950)
 
 Sibling:
  Alfred Wolcott Gibbs (1856 - 1922)
  John Blair Gibbs (1858 - 1898)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Marys Episcopal Churchyard
Portsmouth
Newport County
Rhode Island, USA
 
Created by: Jen Snoots
Record added: Jan 10, 2006
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Alfred Wolcott Gibbs
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