Posted By:William Pennington
Subject:Re: William Martin Torrance b april 4 1874
Post Date:May 31, 2011 at 03:53:33
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Mary, William Martin & Louisa Mitchel married in Chicago, Feb 23, 1904. He was employed as a railroad bridge engineer from 1895-1905, and designed construction for the New York Central, Illinois Central, Lehigh Valley and Chicago and Northwestern Railroads. From 1905-1908, he worked on the Huson River Tunnels. In 1910 he designed dry dock No. 4 in the Brooklyn Navy Yard. While this doesn't say where he lived, he most likely resided near these projects. There children were born in different locales in New York: Philip, b. Yonkers, NY; Myra, b. East Orange, NY; Charles, b. East Orange, NY.