Biographical Sketch of Charles Wheeler Pratt

Pratt, Charles Wheeler; engineering, civil and landscape; born, Nashua, N. H., in 1865; son of Charles W. and Sarah Ann White Pratt; early education in public schools of Boston, Mass.; attended Massachusetts Institute of Technology; married, Cleveland, 1902, Miss Frederika Bailey; in 1881, worked for E. W. Bowdich, of Boston; engaged in waterworks and sewer construction and landscape gardening; came to Cleveland in 1893, and in 1894, entered the employ of the old park board, as chief engineer; during the time all the present public parks were built: in 1900, took up private practice of his profession; designed. Ambler Heights, Euclid Heights, and the original group plan as adopted by the Chamber of Commerce; formerly member Massachusetts National Guard, Road Commissioner and Engineer in the Village of Brahanaw; member Country Club. Recreation: Golf.




MLA Source Citation:

The Book of Clevelanders: A Biographical Dictionary of Living Men of the City of Cleveland. Burrows Book Company. 1914. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 7 April 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/ohio/biographical-sketch-of-charles-wheeler-pratt.htm - Last updated on Feb 17th, 2012

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