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date: 17 October 2019

Stone, Roylocked

(16 October 1836–06 August 1905)
  • Peter Wallenstein

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Stone, Roy (16 October 1836–06 August 1905), civil engineer and military officer, was born in Steuben County, New York, the son of Ithiel V. Stone, a prosperous farmer, and Sarah (maiden name unknown). In 1854 he enrolled at Union College in Schenectady, a school that in 1845 had become the first liberal arts institution in the country to offer engineering courses. Stone studied civil engineering for at least two semesters and received an honorary A.B. in 1857. He settled in Warren County, Pennsylvania, where his father owned property. In 1861 he married Mary Elizabeth Marker; they had two children....

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