George Gray Anderson
Anderson, George Gray, consulting civil engineer, born at Aberdeen, Scotland, April 20, 1858; son of James and Sarah (Gray) Anderson. Education, Robert Gordon's Hospital, Aberdeen (Silver Medallist ; University of Aberdeen (mathematics and physics only). Married Sarah Ellen Beck, Oct. 31, 1883, at Denver, Colo. Apprenticed with Messrs. Walker and Beattie, engineers and surveyors, Aberdeen, Scotland, 1874-79; with London and Northwestern Ry., London, Eng., 1879-80; assistant engineer, Northern Colorado Irrigation Co., Denver, Colo., 1880-83; chief engineer, Northern Colorado Irrigation Co., Larimer & Weld Irrigation Co., Loveland & Greeley Irrigation Co., and Platte Valley Irrigation Co., 1883-90; member firm Campbell & Anderson, consulting engineers, constructed Iliff and Platte Valley Canal and Loveland Reservoir, 1890 96; consulting engineer, Travelers' Insurance Co., in Colorado, built Rio Grande dam at Del Norte, Colo., 1896-97 ; consulting engineer, Alberta Ry. and Irri. Co., Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada, 1897-1905; constructed Greeley Water Works, Colorado, 1906-7; constructed Clear Creek reservoir, Granite, Colo., for Otero Irri. Dist., 1907-09; constructed Schaefer Dam for Beaver Land and Irri. Co., Fremont County, Colo., 1909-10; re-constructed Otero Canal for Otero Irri. Dist., 1910; consulting and supervising engineer, Costilla Estates Development Co., Colorado, constructed Sanchez Dam, 1910-11.
Contributor of following papers to engrg. journals: "Irrigation," "The Effect of Alkali on Concrete," "Irrigation in Colorado," "Some Aspects of Irrigation Development in Colorado." Residence, 1432 Grant St.; office, 624-5-6 First Natl. Bank Bldg., Denver, Colo. Anderson, J. Crampton, oil operator, born at Mason, Tex., Oct. 26, 1877; son of Ethridge T. and Sarah J. Anderson. Married Daysie M. Betzold, June 17, 1899, at Los Angeles.
One of the organizers, Am. Petroleum Co., 1908 (now vice-president and general manager). Organized Am. Oilfields Co., 1910; President Midland Oil Co.; general manager Niles Lease Oil Co., in Salt Lake Dist. Residence Rampart Apts., Los Angeles, Cal.
Source: Builders of Our Nation, Men of 1914 pub. Men of Nineteen-Fourteen, Chicago, Ill. 1915.
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