City Engineer and Public Works Superintendent W. E. Baumgardner, of Albion
Walter E. Baumgardner, city engineer and superintendent of the Board of Public Works, of Albion, Mich., graduated from Purdue in 1908. He was with Riggs & Sherman during vacations from 1905 until 1909 and was in charge of sewer works at Hartwell, O., and paving at Maumee, O., during his connection with this company and was resident engineer. In 1909-10, Mr. Baumgardner was with George S. Mills, architect on reinforced concrete work and spent three months with R. Winthrop Pratt on sewage disposal. In the spring of 1910 he returned to Riggs-Shcrman Company. He was with W. G. Clark, of Toledo, during 1911 and 1912 and had charge at the Flint filtration works. He then went with the W. J. Sherman Company on sewer construction work at Caro, Mich., and from January 1, 1913 to May of that year lie was in the Flint City engineer’s office. Superintendent Baumgardner has been in Albion since that time in charge of all city engineering work including mains, sewers, paving and other municipal work.