WHO WERE THEY ? - #40 - Raymond DuPuy - VGN

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Mon Sep 10 18:45:26 EDT 2018

 In reading this extensive resume again, I'm struck by the thought that since Raymond DuPuy didn't spend very long in most of those positions, he must have had trouble keeping a job and/or wore out his welcome quickly. Just my .02 worth. At ease, and smoke 'em if ya got 'em! (:-)

Greg Harrod



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Du PUY, RAYMOND, Vice-President and General Manager Virginian Ry. in 1913.  Office: Norfolk, Va.  Born 1860 at Pittsburgh, Pa.  Educated at Georgetown University. Entered railroad service 1877 as water boy Missouri Kansas & Texas Ry, since which he has been consecutively 1878 to 1881, assistant engineer same road and Missouri Pacific Ry; 1881 to 1885, chief engineer and superintendent Tioga Ry (branch of New York Lake Erie & Western Rd); 1885 to 1887, general superintendent Minnesota & Northwestern Ry; 1887 to Feb. 1, 1888, general manager Chicago St. Paul & Kansas City Ry;  1891, president Leavenworth & St. Joseph Ry; 1895 to 1896, president DeKalb & Great Western Ry;  April 15,1898, to July 1, 1899, general superintendent Chicago Great Western Ry; July 1, 1899, to May 1, 1900, superintendent Morris & Essex division Delaware Lackawanna & Western Rd; May 1900 to April 15, 1905, general manager St. Joseph & Grand 1sland Ry at St. Joseph, Mo.; April 15, 1905, to April 15, 1907, general manager Tidewater and Deepwater Rys at Norfolk, Va.; April 15, 1907, to date, vice-president and general manager Virginian Ry.

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