Dictionary of Wisconsin History
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Term: Dodge, Joseph Thompson 1823 - 1904
civil engineer, b. Barre, Vt. He graduated from the Univ. of Vermont (1845), and began work as a civil engineer on the Vermont Central R.R. He was employed in the St. Louis area from 1849 to 1852. In 1853 he moved to Wisconsin and constructed the railroad lines from Stoughton to Madison and from Janesville to Monroe. He later superintended construction of the Yellowstone & Rocky Mountain division of the Northern Pacific R.R., the Montana Central R.R., and many others. In 1887 he retired and made his home in Madison, where he was at work on a genealogy of the Dodge family at his death. Proc. State Hist. Soc. Wis., 1904 (1905); Madison Democrat, Feb. 7, 1904; J. T. Dodge Papers.
The Wisconsin Historical Society has manuscripts related to this topic. See the catalog description of the Joseph Thompson Dodge Papers for details.
[Source: Dictionary of Wisconsin biography]
13 records found
Ashley, William Bliss 1811 - 1893
Dodge, Joseph Thompson 1823 - 1904
Eastman, George Burden 1811 - 1892
Hill, Charles Lewis 1869 - 1957
Kennan, Thomas Lathrop 1827 - 1920
Marshall, Samuel 1820 - 1907
McMynn, John Gibson 1824 - 1900
Morgan, Richard Thomas 1829 - 1905
Palmer, Henry L. 1819 - 1909
Park, Roswell 1807 - 1869
Tenney, Horace Addison 1820 - 1906
Woodman, Cyrus 1814 - 1889