Leadership

OBITUARY

Issue 25 and Volume 63.

OBITUARY William R. Hill, a noted construction engineer, widely known among water works men, and who was a member of the American Water Works Association and the New England Water Works Association, having been president of the former organization in 1901-1902, died at his residence in Albany, N. Y., on June 16. Mr. Hill was 64 years old. He was identified with many important engineering works, having been chief engineer of the Croton Aqueduct Commission, New York. In 1889 he was appointed chief engineer of the water department at Syracuse, N. Y., and supervised water works construction in that city. In 1907 he was appointed special deputy state engineer of New York. He was engaged on many contracts on New York city elevated lines and the barge canal. Of recent years Mr. Hill made his home in Albany, N. Y., being engaged in construction and civil engineering. He became a…

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