Who's Who list by name, surname beginning with E

  • Eames, Frederick W. - American patentee of a vacuum brake system and founder of Eames Vacuum Brake Company. (White 1973)
  • Earling, A. J. - President of Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway. (Pocket List 1907, p 271; Illinois PUC, 1915, p 1208)
  • Easthope, John (1784-1865) - Chairman of the London & South Western Railway 1837-1840.
  • Eastman, Joseph B. - Director of the US Office of Defense Transportation. (Palmer 1942)
  • Easton, Nelson S. - Receiver for Houston & Texas Central Railroad [with Charles Dillingham and James Rintoul]; president of Texas, Sabine Valley & Northwestern Railroad. (Official List 1888, pp 95 and 185)
  • Eaton, Cyrus S. (1883-1979) - President of Chesapeake & Ohio Railway, instrumental in forming the merger that became Chessie System in the early 1970s.
  • Eaton, W. S. - Maine Central Railroad. President of New England General Freight Agents' Association. (Official List 1888, p xxxviii)
  • Echols, John (1823-1896) - Receiver and general manager of the Chesapeake, Ohio & Southwestern Railroad 1886-1896.
  • Eckmann, F. C. - General superintendent of Joliet, Plainfield & Aurora Railroad. (Illinois PUC 1915, p 1264)
  • Eddy, J. W. - President of Arizona Mineral Belt Railroad. (Poor's 1887, p 3; Official List 1888, p 5)
  • Edgar, Harry T. - President of Keokuk Electric Company. (Illinois PUC 1915, p 1265)
  • Edgeworth, M. J. - President of Lehigh & Southern Railroad. (Illinois PUC 1915, p 1312)
  • Edmonds, John - President of Egyptian Steam & Electric Railway. (Illinois PUC 1915, p 1307)
  • Edson, Job A. (1854-1928) - President of Kansas City Southern Railway 1905-1918 and 1920-1927. (NY Times, May 22, 1918)
  • Edwards, James M. - President of West Feliciana Railroad. (Official List 1888, p 195)
  • Eggmann, E. W. - President of Terminal Extension Railroad. (Illinois PUC 1915, p 1318)
  • Elder, John R. - President of New Orleans & Gulf Railroad. (Official List 1888, p 131)
  • Eldredge, A. B. - President of Duluth, South Shore & Atlantic Railroad. (NY Times, May 22, 1918)
  • Howard Elliott in 1904 Howard Elliott in 1904
  • Elliott, Howard (1860-1928) - President of Northern Pacific Railway 1903-1913 [preceded by Charles Sanger Mellen; succeeded by Jule Murat Hannaford]; president of New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad 1913-__ [preceded by Charles Sanger Mellen]. (New York Times, September 3, 1913; The Railroad Men, January 1904)
  • Ellis, Ed - President of Iowa Pacific Holdings -present.
  • Emerson, Lowe - President of Cincinnati & Green River Railroad. (Official List 1888, p 49)
  • Emerson, T. M. - President of Atlantic Coast Line Railroad. President of Conway Coast & Western Railroad. (Pocket List 1907, pp 203 and 295)
  • Emmons, J. Frank - President of Staten Island Rapid Transit. (Official List 1888, p 180)
  • Engel, Edward - President of Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway 1939-__ [preceded by William Benson Storey]
  • Engerth, Wilhelm (1814-1884) - Austrian architect and engineer who designed the first practical mountain locomotive.
  • England, George (1811-1878) - British locomotive engineer, founder of George England & Co. locomotive manufacturer.
  • English, J. W. - President of Atlanta Terminal Railroad. (NY Times, May 22, 1918)
  • Erb, Newman - President of Ann Arbor Railroad; president of Minneapolis & St. Louis Railroad. (NY Times, May 22, 1918; Illinois PUC 1915, p 1227)
  • Erhart, Joel B. - President of New York City & Northern Railroad. (Official List 1888, p 139)
  • Esch, John J. (1861-1941) - Member of the Interstate Commerce Commission 1921-1927, chairman of same 1927-1928.
  • Essex, Thomas - President of Arkansas & Louisiana Railroad. (Official List 1888, p 5)
  • Evans, Clement A. - President and general manager of Augusta & Chattanooga Railroad. (Poor's 1887, p 9)
  • Evans, Frank H. - President of Newfoundland Railroad. (Official List 1888, p 131)
  • Evans, Henry H. - President of Fox & Illinois Union Railroad; president of Aurora, Mendota & Western Railway. (Illinois PUC, 1915, pp 1259 and 1299)
  • Evans, John - President of Denver, Texas & Gulf Railroad. (Poor's 1887, p 55; Official List 1888, p 71)
  • Evans, Oliver (1755-1819) - Steam locomotive designer and inventor.
  • Eyssell, Moritz - President of Fairview Transportation Company. (Illinois PUC 1915, p 1216)

Photo credits

  • Howard Elliott - Cropped from a scan of the original image that was published in the January 1904 issue of The Railroad Men, volume XVII, issue 4, page 125 (scan available on Google Books). Since this journal was published in the United States before 1923, my understanding is that this image is now in the public domain.