Charles Gustavus Roebling

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Charles Gustavus Roebling

  • Birth 9 Dec 1849 Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey, USA
  • Death 5 Oct 1918 Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey, USA
  • Burial Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey, USA
  • Memorial ID 10488285

the third son of John Augustus and Johannah Herting Roebling who immigrated from Mulhausen, Thuringia, Prussia now Germany; brother of Hannah Roebling, Washington Augustus Roebling, Laura Roebling, Ferdinand William Roebling, Elvira R Roebling, Josephine R Roebling, Edmund Roebling and William Roebling; husband of Sarah O Mahon; father of Harrison Ormby Roebling, Washington Augustus Roebling, II, Emily Margaretta Roebling and Helen Roebling.


He attended Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute graduating from that institution in 1871 with a degree in Civil Engineering. In 1877, he became president of the John A. Roebling's, Sons Company and maintained that position until his death. During his tenure as president, the company expanded their facilities at the original Trenton location and created new a Buckthorn plant in South Trenton and an extensive facility in Roebling, New Jersey. All of the new factories and machinery constructed and used by the company were designed by Charles G., himself.

He died at his home at 333 West State Street in Trenton, New Jersey



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  • Created by: david henderson
  • Added: 16 Feb 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10488285
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Gustavus Roebling (9 Dec 1849–5 Oct 1918), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10488285, citing Riverview Cemetery, Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by david henderson (contributor 46625053) .