Norton Ware (1880 – )

“WARE, Norton, Gridley, Calif.

Civil Engr; b. Nebraska City, Neb., April 3, 1880; s. Jasper Anderson and Ella Hall (Kinney) Ware; B.Sc. in C.E., Univ. of Neb., 1904; Sigma Xi, Sigma Alpha Epsilon: m. Sacramento, Calif., March 27, 1913, Lola Wilson. With Am. Bridge Co., Chicago, 1904-05; Northwestern Elevated R. R., Chicago, 1905-06; with Western Pacific R. R., San Francisco, as asst bridge engr 1906-08, bridge engr 1908-11; dist. engr. Reclamation Dist. 1000, Sacramento, 1911-13; asst chief engr, Haunnon Engineering Company, and also v.p. Santa Paula Oil Co. San Francisco, 1913-17; in business for self, San Francisco, 1919-21; chief engr, Sutler-Butte Canal Co., Gridley, since 1921. Commd Capt., Engrs, Aug., 1917; sailed for France, Jan. 21, 1918, with 1st Engrs, 1st Div., A.E.F.; commd Maj., Engrs, July, 1918; returned to U. S., Sept. 19, 1918; discharged Oct. 28, 1919. Mem. Am. Soc. C.E. Clubs: Sutter, (Sacramento), Engineers (San Francisco).”

Source:  Who’s Who in Engineering, by John William Leonard, Vol. 1, 1922-1923, John W. Leonard Corp., Brooklyn Borough, New York City, page 1331


Norton Ware (1880 – ) — 1 Comment

  1. Another interesting fact about Norton as a boy growing up at his home, Wildwood, in Nebraska City, NE. His initials are being found scratched on window glass panes and on hard surface walls throughout the home. I have visited Wildwood and have seen these “etchings” firsthand.

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