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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1868

Vol. III
p111
2230

(Born N. Y.)

Robert Fletcher

(Ap'd N. Y.)

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Born New York, NY.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1864, to June 15, 1868, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, June 15, 1868.

Served: on frontier duty at Brownsville, Tex., Oct. 8, 1868, to Apr., 1869; in garrison at Ft. Trumbull, Ct., to Aug. 6, 1869; and at the Military Academy, as Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Aug. 28, 1869, to Dec. 31, 1870.

Honorably Discharged, at his own Request, Dec. 31, 1870.

Civil History. — Professor of Civil Engineering, in the Thayer School of Civil Engineering, Dartmouth College, N. H., since Jan. 1, 1871. Degree of Ph. D. conferred by Dartmouth College, N. H., 1881.

Vol. IV
p179
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Civil History. — Professor of Civil Engineering in, and Director of, the Thayer School of Civil Engineering, Dartmouth College, N. H., since Jan. 1, 1871. — Associate of American Society of Civil Engineers since Nov., 1874. — Member of Society for Promotion of Engineering Education. — Member of New Hampshire State Board of Health since 1895. — Chief Engineer Hanover, N. H., Water-Works; of Lebanon-Hartford bridge across Connecticut River, etc. — Contributor to engineering periodicals. — Post-office address, Hanover, Grafton Co., N. H.

Vol. V
p150
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Professor of Civil Engineering in and Director of the Thayer School of Civil Engineering, Dartmouth College, N. H., (founded by Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Sylvanus Thayer, U. S. M. A., 1808) since Jan. 1, 1871. — A. M., 1871; Ph. D., 1881, Dartmouth College. — Consulting Engineer, White River bridge, Hartford, Vt., 1892; and on steel bridge across Connecticut River, Lebanon-Hartford, 1895‑96. — Engineer on construction p151of Hanover water works (cost $70,000), and President of Hanover Water Works Co., since 1899. — Engineer on construction of water works for Enfield, N. H., (cost $45,000), and other practice as consulting engineer. — Author of articles on engineering and sanitary topics in technical journals and Reports of State Board of Health. — Associate of American Society of Civil Engineers since Nov., 1874. — Member and Past President of Society for Promotion of Engineering Education. — Fellow of American Association for Advancement of Science, since 1902. — Member of National Geographic Society. — Member of N. H. State Board of Health, since 1895. — Honorary Member of the Thayer Society of Engineers, of Dartmouth College, headquarters in New York City. — Post-office address, Hanover, Grafton Co., N. H.

Vol. VI
p133
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Born Aug. 23, 1847.)

Military History. —

Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, June 15, 1868.

Honorably Discharged at His Own Request, Dec. 31, 1870.

Civil History. — Professor of Civil Engineering in and Director of the Thayer School of Civil Engineering, Dartmouth College, N. H. (founded by Sylvanus Thayer, Class of 1808, U. S. M. A.), since Jan. 1, 1871; emeritus after July 1, 1918; Overseer since May, 1918; Honorary A. M., 1871; Ph. D., 1881; D. Sc., 1918, Dartmouth College; Consulting Engineer for White River Bridge, Hartford, Vt., 1892; Consulting Engineer for Connecticut River Bridge, Lebanon-Hartford, 1895‑96; Engineer on construction of Hanover Water Works, 1893 (total cost above $100,000), and President of Hanover Water Works Co., since 1899. — Engineer on construction of Water Works for Enfield, N. H., (cost $45,000), and Engineer for State Board of Health, and other practice as consulting engineer; member of New Hampshire State Board of Health since 1895 and President since 1913; Contributor to transactions of societies and to technical journals on engineering subjects and sanitation; Associate American Society of Civil Engineers since 1874; member since 1909; Member and Past President of Society for Promotion of Engineering Education; lately Fellow of American Association for Advancement of Science; Honorary Member of the Thayer Society of Engineers of Dartmouth College; Member of the National Geographic Society and of the Navy League; one of the five Directors for New Hampshire; Associate Member of the U. S. Naval Consulting Board, 1916‑17, to organize war‑preparedness.

Vol. VII
p91
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Second Lieutenant, 1st Artillery, June 15, 1868.

Honorably Discharged at His Own Request, Dec. 31, 1870.

Civil History. — Professor of Civil Engineering in and Director of the Thayer School of Civil Engineering, Dartmouth College, N. H. (founded by Sylvanus Thayer, Class of 1808, U. S. M. A.), since Jan. 1, 1871; emeritus after July 1, 1918; Overseer since May, 1918; Honorary A. M., 1871; Ph. D., 1881; D. Sc., 1918, Dartmouth College; Consulting Engineer for White River Bridge, Hartford, Vt., 1892; Consulting Engineer for Connecticut River Bridge, Lebanon-Hartford, 1895‑96; Engineer on construction of Hanover Water Works, 1893 (total cost above $100,000), and President of Hanover Water Works Co., since 1899. — Engineer on construction of Water Works for Enfield, N. H., (cost $45,000), and Engineer for State Board of Health, and other practice as consulting engineer; member of New Hampshire State Board of Health since 1895 and President since 1913; Contributor to transactions of societies and to technical journals on engineering subjects and sanitation; Associate American Society of Civil Engineers since 1874; member since 1909; Member and Past President of Society for Promotion of Engineering Education; lately Fellow of American Association for Advancement of Science; Honorary Member of the Thayer Society of Engineers of Dartmouth College; Member of the National Geographic Society and of the Navy League; one of the five Directors for New Hampshire; Associate Member of the U. S. Naval Consulting Board, 1916‑17, to organize war‑preparedness.

Address: Dartmouth College, Hanover, N. H.

Vol. VIII
p42
[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

2d Lt. 1st Art., June 15, 1868.

Honorably Discharged at His Own Request, Dec. 31, 1870.

Died, Jan. 7, 1936, at Hanover, N. H.: Aged 88.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1936.º

Buried, Dartmouth College Cemetery, Hanover, NH.


Thayer's Note:

a Prof. Fletcher's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.


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