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

  • Hackworth, Timothy (1786-1850) - Pioneering English steam locomotive designer and builder.
  • Hafer, George - President of Cincinnati, Lebanon & Northern Railway. (Poor's 1887, p 45; Official List 1888, p 53)
  • Hagerman, James John "J.J." (1838-1909) - Owner of Colorado Midland Railway 1885-__; oversaw construction to Leadville including the namesake Hagerman Tunnel; founded Pecos Valley Railroad in 1890 which he reorganized in 1891 as the Pecos Valley & Northeastern Railroad. (Poor's 1887, p 47; Official List 1888, p 58)
  • Haines, H. S. - SF&W Railway. President of General Time Convention. (Official List 1888, p xxxviii)
  • Hall, Henry Clay, Jr. (1860-1936) - Commissioner for Interstate Commerce Commission beginning in 1914; chairman of the ICC 1917-1928.
  • P. A. Hall P. A. Hall in 1859
  • Hall, P. A. - General superintendent of Chicago Union Railroad. (Lloyd 1859)
  • Hall-Jones, William  (1851-1936) - New Zealand Minister of Railways 1906-1908.
  • Hallack, E. F. - President of Denver & Scranton Railway. (Poor's 1887, p 55; Official List 1888, p 69)
  • Hallidie, Andrew Smith (1836-1900) - Developed the first practical cable car system for San Francisco, California.
  • Hamberger, Edward R. - President of the Association of American Railroads.
  • Hambleton, F. S. - President of Albany & Northern Railway. (Pocket List 1907, p 189)
  • Hammond, A. B. - President of Astoria & Columbia River Railroad. President of Corvallis & Eastern Railroad. (Pocket List 1907, pp 193 and 297)
  • Hammond, H. B. - President of Indianapolis, Decatur & Springfield Railroad. (Official List 1888, p 99)
  • Hammond, John - President of Crown Point Iron Company's railroad. (Poor's 1887, p 51)
  • Hanna, David Blyth (1858-1938) - President of Canadian Northern Quebec Railway. First president of Canadian National Railway. (Pocket List 1907, p 231)
  • Hanna, H. N., Jr. - President of Bowman Creek Railway. (Pocket List 1907, p 225)
  • Hannaford, Jule Murat (1850-1934) - President of Northern Pacific Railway 1913-1920 [preceded by Howard Elliott; succeeded by Charles Donnelly]; president of Northern Express Company. (NY Times; May 22, 1918; Illinois PUC, 1915, p 1279)
  • Hanson, J. F. - President of Central of Georgia Railway. (Pocket List 1907, p 241)
  • Harahan, James T. - President of Illinois Central Railroad 1906-1911 [preceded by Stuyvesant Fish; succeeded by Charles H. Markham].
  • Harahan, W. J. - President of Seaboard Air Line Railroad; president of Nickel Plate Road 1935-__ [preceded by John Joseph Bernet]. (NY Times, May 22, 1918)
  • Harbeson, John (1888-1986) - Architect and industrial designer who helped with the design of the Pioneer Zephyr in 1934 and Denver Zephyr in 1936.
  • Harding, B. L. - President of Des Moines, Osceola & Southern Railroad. (Poor's 1887, p 57)
  • Harding, Fred B. - President of East St. Louis, Caseyville & Eastern Railway. (Illinois PUC 1915, p 1307)
  • Hardy, Alpheus - President of Detroit, Lansing & Northern Railroad. (Poor's 1887, p 57)
  • Hare, Theodore Julius - Director for London & North Western Railway.
  • Harmon, Judson - Receiver for Cincinnati, Findlay & Fort Wayne Railway. Receiver for Cincinnati, Hamilton & Dayton Railway. President of Dayton & Union Railroad. (Pocket List 1907, pp 283, 285 and 299)
  • Harnden, William F. (1812-1845) - Began career as a ticket salesman for the Boston & Providence Railroad, became the first person to send an express shipment by rail in 1839 and founded Harnden & Company as a result of this experience.
  • E. H. Harriman E. H. Harriman in 1899
  • Harriman, Edward Henry (1848-1909) - Began railroad career with the purchase of the Lake Ontario Southern Railroad which he then rebuilt and reorganized as the Sodus Bay & Southern Railroad before selling it to the Pennsylvania Railroad. Director for Union Pacific Railroad (UP) 1897-1909; chairman of UP 1898-__; president of UP 1903-__ ; president of Southern Pacific Railroad 1901-1909 [preceded by Charles Melville Hays; succeeded by Robert S. Lovett]; also contolled Illinois Central Railroad and Central of Georgia Railroad.
  • Harrington, W. P. - President of Colusa & Lake Railroad. (Poor's 1887, p 49)
  • Harris, A. B. - President of Connecticut & Passumpic Rivers Railroad. (Poor's 1887, p 49)
  • Harris, E. M. - President of Cooperstown & Susquehanna Valley Railroad. (Poor's 1887, p 51; Official List 1888, p 62)
  • Harris, G. P. - President of Wichita Valley Railroad. (NY Times; May 22, 1918)
  • Harris, George B. - President of Chicago, Burlinton & Quincy Railroad 1901-1910 [preceded by Charles Elliott Perkins; succeeded by Darius Miller]; president of Fort Worth & Denver City Railway. (Pocket List 1907, p 259; NY Times, May 22, 1918)
  • Harris, Joseph S. - Receiver for Central Railroad of New Jersey [with John S. Kennedy]. (Poor's 1887, p 29)
  • Harris, Robert (born 1830) - President of Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad 1876-1878; president of Northern Pacific Railway 1884-1888. (Official List 1888, p 145)
  • Harrison, E. Hunter (born 1944) - Final president of Illinois Central Railroad 1993-1998 [preceded by Edward Moyers]; vice president and COO of Canadian National Railway (CN) 1998-2003; Railway Age's Railroader of the Year for 2002 [preceded by Mike Haverty; succeeded by Richard K. Davidson]; president of CN 2003-2009 [preceded by Paul Tellier; succeeded by Claude Mongeau]; president and CEO of Canadian Pacific Railway 2012-__ [preceded by Fred Green].
  • Fairfax Harrison in 1913 Fairfax Harrison in 1913
  • Harrison, Fairfax (1869-1938) - Began railway career as a lawyer with the Southern Railway (U.S.) in 1896; promoted to vice president in 1906; president of Chicago, Indianapolis & Louisville Railway (Monon Railroad) 1910-1913 [preceded by Ira G. Rawn; succeeded by Frederic A. Delano]; president of Southern Railway 1913-1937 [preceded by William W. Finley; succeeded by Earnest E. Norris]; president of Cincinnati, New Orleans & Texas Railroad; president of Georgia Southern & Florida Railroad; president of Mobile & Ohio Railroad. (NY Times, May 22, 1918; Illinois PUC, 1915, p 1228)
  • Harrison, Frederick - General manager of London & North Western Railway 1893-1908 [preceded by George Findlay; succeeded by Frank Ree].
  • Harrison, George M. - President of the Brotherhood of Railway and Steamship Clerks.
  • Harrison, Karen (born 1960) - First female train driver appointed in the United Kingdom.
  • Harrison, Thomas Elliot (1808-1888) - British civil engineer and surveyor; surveyed parts of the London-Birmingham line and the Stanhope & Tyne Railway.
  • Harrison, William G. - President of Baltimore & Ohio Railroad 1853-1855 [preceded by Thomas Swann; succeeded by Chauncy Brooks].
  • Harrold, Uriah B. - President of Buena Vista & Ellaville Railroad. (Official List 1888, p 21)
  • Hart, John B. - President of Alexander & Eastern Railway. (Pocket List 1907, p 189)
  • Hart, W. P. - Receiver for Arkansas & Louisiana Railroad. (Official List 1888, p 5)
  • Hart, William T. - President of Louisville, Evansville & St. Louis Railroad. (Official List 1888, p 114)
  • Hartley, T. - General manager of Little Saw Mill Run Railroad. (Official List 1888, p 113)
  • Harvey, Fred (1835-1901) - Entrepreneur who developed the Harvey House chain of restaurants in conjunction with the Santa Fe Railroad.
  • Haswell, John (1812-1897) - Scottish locomotive builder; became prominent with locomotive construction in Austria, building the first six-coupled locomotive for that country.
  • Hatfield, Robert, Jr. - President of Alaska Railroad 1991-1997.
  • Hauser, S. T. - President of Helena, Boulder Valley & Butte Railroad; president of Helena & Northern Railroad. (Official List 1888, p 93)
  • Hauss, W. H. - President of East St. Louis Interurban Electric Railway; president of St. Louis East Side Belt Terminal Railway. (Illinois PUC, 1915, pp 1307 and 1318)
  • Havemeyer, Henry Osborne (1847-1907) - President of Long Island Rail Road 1875-1876 [preceded by Oliver Charlick; succeeded by Conrad Poppenhusen].
  • Haverty, Michael R. (born 1944) - President of Santa Fe Railroad 1989-1995; president of Kansas City Southern Railway 1995-__; Railroader of the Year 2001 [succeeded by E. Hunter Harrison].
  • Haviland, Isaac E. - President of Long Island Rail Road 1850-1851 [preceded by James H. Weeks; succeeded by Moses Maynard, Jr.] and 1852-1853 [preceded by Moses Maynard, Jr.; succeeded by William E. Morris].
  • Hawkins, S. H. - President of Americus, Preston & Lumpkin Railroad. (Poor's 1887, p 3; Official List 1888, p 3)
  • Hawks, J. D. - President of Detroit & Mackinac Railway. (Pocket List 1907, p 307)
  • Hayes, George B. - President of Addyston & Ohio River Railroad. (Pocket List 1907, p 187)
  • Hayes, R. S. - President of Duluth Short Line Railway; president of St. Cloud, Grantsburg & Ashland Railroad. (Wisconsin Railroad Commission 1897, pp 23 and 37)
  • Hayford, W. B. - President of Bangor & Piscataqua Railroad. (Poor's 1887, p 13)
  • Haynes, D. R. - President of St. Louis & Central Illinois Railroad. (Official List 1888, p 170)
  • Haynes, L. C. - President of Alton, Granite & St. Louis Traction Company; president of St. Louis & Belleville Electric Railway; president of Alton & Eastern Railway; president of East St. Louis & Eastern Railway; president of East St. Louis & St. Louis Traction Company. (Illinois PUC, 1915, pp 1247, 1271, 1299 and 1306)
  • Hays, Charles Melville (1856-1912) - Secretary to the general manager of Missouri Pacific Railroad 1877-1884; secretary to the general manager of Wabash, St. Louis & Pacific Railroad 1884-1886; general manager of WStL&P 1886-1889; vice president of Wabash Railroad 1889-1896; general manager of Grand Trunk Railway (GTR) 1896-1900; president of Southern Pacific Railroad 1900-1901 [preceded by Collis P. Huntington; succeeded by E. H. Harriman]; vice president and general manager of GTR 1902-1909. President of Central Vermont Railway. President of GTR 1910-1912 [preceded by Charles Rivers Wilson; succeeded by Edson Joseph Chamberlin]. (Pocket List 1907, p 245)
  • Hays, J. F. - President of Asheville & Craggy Mountain Railway. (Pocket List 1907, p 193)
  • Hazard, F. R. - President of Calumet, Hammond & Southeastern Railroad. President of Delray Connecting Railroad. (Pocket List 1907, pp 231 and 303; Illinois PUC, 1915, p 1200)
  • Hazard, John N. - President of Narragansett Pier Railroad. (Official List 1888, p 129)
  • Hazlett, C. E. - President of Springfield Traction Company. (Illinois PUC, 1915, p 1318)
  • Heacock, W. J. - President of Fonda, Johnstown & Gloversville Railroad. (Official List 1888, p 83)
  • Head, F. H. - President of Chicago & Iowa Railroad. (Poor's 1887, p 35)
  • Healey, M. J. (d. before 1915) - President of Chicago, Western Illinois & Iowa Railroad. (Illinois PUC, 1915, p 1304)
  • Hearst, George - President of Black Hills & Fort Pierre Railroad. (Poor's 1887, p 17)
  • Heartt, Jonas C. (1793-1874) - Director of Troy & Boston Railroad 1849-1874.
  • Hedley, William (1773-1843) - Pioneering English locomotive designer and builder of Puffing Billy in cooperation with Timothy Hackworth.
  • Hegewisch, A. - President of United States Rolling Stock Company. (Poor's 1887, p 20)
  • Heiberg, Eivind (1870-1939) - Chairman of Norwegian State Railways 1924-1938.
  • Heineman, Benjamin W. (1914-2012) - President of Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway 1954-__ [preceded by Lucian Sprague]; president of Chicago & North Western Railway 1956-1972 [succeeded by Larry Provo].
  • Heley, J. E. - President of Chicago Central & Pacific Railroad. (Congressional Record 1986, p 24914)
  • John L. Helm John L. Helm in 1859
  • Helm, John LaRue (1802-1867) - President of Louisville & Nashville Railroad 1854-1860. (Lloyd 1859)
  • Henderson, C. E. - General manager of Chicago & Ohio River Railroad; general manager of Dayton & Toledo Railroad. (Poor's 1887, pp 43 and 53)
  • Henderson, John A. - President of Tavares, Orlando & Atlantic Railroad. (Official List 1888, p 183)
  • Hendrie, D. A. - Chief mechanical engineer of South African Railways.
  • Heney, Michael James (1864-1910) - Known as "the boy contractor" for his work in helping to build the Canadian Pacific Railway's mainline through British Columbia and in construction of the Seattle Lake Shore & Eastern Railroad in 1887-9. Worked on the construction of the White Pass & Yukon Railroad, up to being one of the participants in that railroad's golden spike ceremony in 1900. Founded Copper River Railroad and after a legal battle with American contractors, built the Copper River & Northwestern Railroad.
  • Hennet, George (1799-1857) - English railway engineer and contractor; provided much of the infrastructure for the South Devon Railway's atmospheric traction pipes and built and operated many of the line's stations.
  • Henning, B. S. - President of Florida Railway & Navigation Company. (Official List 1888, p 81)
  • Henry, A. - President of Napanee, Tamworth & Quebec Railroad. (Official List 1888, p 129)
  • Henry, John L. - President of Texas Trunk Railroad. (Official List 1888, p 186)
  • Henszey, William P. - Mechanical superintendent at Baldwin Locomotive Works in the 1870s. (White, 1973, p 6)
  • Herrick, Fred - President of Alabama & Tombigbee Railroad. (Pocket List 1907, p 187)
  • Herries, William (1859-1923) - New Zealand Minister of Railways 1912-1919.
  • Hetzler, H. G. - President of Chicago & Western Indiana Railroad; president of Belt Railway of Chicago. (NY Times, May 22, 1918; Illinois PUC, 1915, pp 1199 and 1205; Poor's 1917, p 165)
  • Heywood, T. E. - Chief Mechanical Engineer for Great North of Scotland Railway 1914-1922.
  • Hick, Benjamin (1790-1842) - British civil and mechanical engineer; founder of locomotive manufacturing company B. Hick and Sons.
  • Hick, John (1815-1894) - Director for London & North Western Railway __-1894; after his death, the LNWR's John Hick Class of steam locomotives was named in his honor. Authored a history of and restored Timothy Hackworth's locomotive Sans Pareil.
  • Hicks, Frank M. - Founder of Hicks Locomotive & Car Works in 1897.
  • Hicks, Valentine - President of Long Island Rail Road 1837-1838 [preceded by Knowles Taylor; succeeded by Waldron B. Post].
  • Hickson, Joseph - President of Chicago & Grand Trunk Railroad; president of Detroit, Grand Haven & Milwaukee Railroad. (Official List 1888, pp 37, 39 and 71)
  • Hiles, George - President and general manager of Milwaukee, Dexterville & Nortern Railroad; president and general manager of Wisconsin, Pittsville & Superior Railroad. (Official List 1888, p 121)
  • Hill, A. J. - Chief Mechanical Engineer for Great Eastern Railway 1912-1922.
  • Hill, James J. (1838-1916) - President of Great Northern Railway and Northern Pacific Railway; president of Minneapolis Union Railroad; president of St. Paul, Minneapolis & Manitoba Railroad. (Official List 1888, pp 125 and 173)
  • Hill, James Norman (born 1870) - Son of James J. Hill; vice president and director of Great Northern Railway 1898-1901.
  • Hill, Louis Warren (1872-1948) - Son of James J. Hill; president of Great Northern Railway beginning in 1907; chairman of the board for Great Northern Railway beginning in 1912.
  • Hill, Samuel Branson (1857-1931) - Son-in-law of James J. Hill; director of Great Northern Railway 1890-1899; president of Eastern Railway Company of Minnesota. (Wisconsin Railroad Commission 1897, p 24)
  • Hillison, Henry W. - President of Lee County Central Electric Railway. (Illinois PUC, 1915, p 1265)
  • Hillyer, Eben - President and general manager of Rome of Georgia Railroad. (Official List 1888, pp 166-7)
  • Hines, Samuel - President of Barclay Railroad. (Official List 1888, p 13)
  • Hinkley, F. E. - President of Kansas City, Texarkana & Gulf Railroad. (Official List 1888, p 105)
  • Hitchcock, E. A. - President of Crystal Railway; president of Grand Tower & Carbondale Railroad. (Poor's 1887, p 51; Official List 1888, pp 63 and 89)
  • Hoadley, J. W. - President of Alabama Consolidated Coal & Iron Company And Mary Lee Railroad. (Pocket List 1907, p 189)
  • Hobart, J. W. - General Manager of Central Vermont Railroad; president of Ogdensburg & Lake Champlain Railroad. (Poor's 1887, p 29)
  • E. Hobbs E. Hobbs in 1859
  • Hobbs, E. - President of Louisville, Frankfort & Lexington Railroad. (Lloyd 1859)
  • Hoffstot, F. N. - President of Chicago & Calumet River Railroad. (Illinois PUC, 1915, p 1202)
  • Hogate, F. F. - President and general manager of Cape May & Sewell's Point Railroad. (Poor's 1887, p 25; Official List 1888, p 29)
  • Hoge, Thomas C. - President of Silver Springs, Ocala & Gulf Railroad. (Official List 1888, p 176)
  • Hogg, Thomas Egenton (1828-1898) - Founder and presidnet of the Oregon Pacific Railroad. (Official List 1888, p 149)
  • Hoke, Robert (1837-1912) - Director for North Carolina Railroad after the American Civil War.
  • Holbrook, Edwin W. - Director for th Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad and the Western Railroad of Massachusetts in the 19th century.
  • Holden, Hale - President of Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad 1914-1918 [preceded by Darius Miller; succeeded by Charles Elliott Perkins, Jr.] and 1920-1929 [preceded by Charles Elliott Perkins, Jr.; succeeded by Frederick E. Williamson]; chairman of the executive committee for Southern Pacific Railroad (SP) 1928-1932 [preceded by Henry deForest] and chairman of the board of directors for SP 1932-1939 [preceded by Henry deForest; succeeded in 1964 by Donald J. Russell]. (NY Times, May 22, 1918; Illinois PUC, 1915, p 1205) See also: Hale Holden, abbreviated genealogy.
  • Holden, J. - Chief Mechanical Engineer for Great Eastern Railway 1885-1907.
  • Holden, S. D. - Chief Mechanical Engineer for Great Eastern Railway 1908-1912.
  • Ben Holladay Ben Holladay
  • Holladay, Ben (1819-1887) - Founder of the Oregon & California Railroad, 1868-1874.
  • Holland-Hibbert, A. H. - Director for London & North Western Railway.
  • Holliday, Cyrus K. (1826-1900) - First president of Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad 1860-1863 [succeeded by Samuel C. Pomeroy].
  • Hollins, Frank C. - President of Syracuse & Baldwinsville Railroad. (Official List 1888, p 181)
  • Holly, John I. - President of Pittsburgh, Marion & Chicago Railroad. (Official List 1888, p 160)
  • Holmes, Charles B. - President of American Street Railway Association. (Official List 1888, p xxxvi)
  • Holmes, Matthew (1844-1903) - Chief mechanical engineer for North British Railway 1882-1903 [preceded by Dugald Drummond; succeeded by William P. Reid].
  • Hone, Philip (1780-1851) - First president of Delaware & Hudson Railway 1825-1826.
  • Hood, J. M. - President of Western Maryland Railroad. (Official List 1888, p 193)
  • Hood, R. N. - President and general manager of Knoxville & Augusta Railroad. (Official List 1888, pp 107 and 109)
  • Hook, William S. - President of Jacksonville & Southeastern Railroad. (Official List 1888, p 101)
  • Hoon, Geoff - British Secretary of State for Transport.
  • Hopkins, A. L. - President of Peoria & Pekin Union Railroad. (Official List 1888, p 155)
  • Hopkins, G. W. - President of Bear Lake & Eastern Railroad. (Poor's 1887, p 13)
  • Hopkins, J. G. - President of Arizona & New Mexico Railroad. (NY Times, May 22, 1918)
  • Hopkins, Mark (1813-1878) - A member of The Big Four group of financiers in California [with Leland Stanford, Charles Crocker and Collis P. Huntington].
  • Hoppe, Charles W. - President of Long Island Rail Road 1990-1994 [preceded by Bruce C. McIver; succeeded by Thomas F. Prendergast].
  • Horton, Walter - President of Tionesta Valley Railroad. (Official List 1888, p 186)
  • Hotchkiss, C. W. - President of Chicago Tunnel Company. (Illinois PUC, 1915, p 1256)
  • Houck, Louis - Presdent and general manager of Cape Girardeau Southwestern Railroad. President of Chester, Perryville & Ste. Genevieve Railway. (Official List 1888, p 29; Pocket List 1907, p 251)
  • Houldsworth, William Henry (1834-1917) - Director for London & North Western Railway.
  • House, F. E. - President of Duluth & Iron Range Railroad. (Pocket List 1907, p 311; Poor's 1917, p 173; NY Times, May 22, 1918)
  • House, T. W. - President of Houston, East & West Texas Railroad. (Official List 1888, p 95)
  • Howard, Jacob M. (1805-1871) - Chairman of the United States Senate Committee on the Pacific Railroad 1863-1871.
  • Howard, Nathaniel Lamson (1887-1949) - Worked for Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad and Chicago Union Station Company; president of Chicago Great Western Railway 1925-1929.
  • Hoyt, A. M. - President of Milwaukee & Northern Railroad. (Official List 1888, p 121)
  • Hubbell, F. C. - President of Des Moines Union Railway. (Pocket List 1907, p 307)
  • Hubbell, F. M. - President of Des Moines & Northwestern Railroad. President of Des Moines Western Railway. (Official List 1888, p 71; Pocket List 1907, p 307)
  • L. M. Hubby L. M. Hubby in 1859
  • Hubby, L. M. - President of Cleveland & Columbus Railroad. (Lloyd 1859)
  • Huberman, Ron (born 1971) - President of Chicago Transit Authority 2007-2009.
  • Hudson, George (1800-1871) - English railway financier known as "The Railway King."
  • Hudson, R. N. - President of Louisville, Henderson & St. Louis Railway. (NY Times, May 22, 1918)
  • Huger, W. E. - President of Charleston Terminal Company. (Pocket List 1907, p 247)
  • Huggins, Larry A. - Director for Metra 1997-present; Treasurer for Metra 2006-2009; Vice-chairman of the board for Metra 2009-present.
  • Hughart, J. H. P. - President of Grand Rapids & Indiana Railway. (NY Times, May 22, 1918)
  • Hughart, W. O. - President of Grand Rapids & Indiana Railway. (Official List 1888, p 87)
  • Hughes, David J. - President of Amtrak 2005-2006 [preceded by David L. Gunn; succeeded by Alexander Kummant].
  • Hughes, Felix T. - President of Keokuk & Western Railroad. (Official List 1888, p 107)
  • Hughes, George (1865-1945) - Chief Mechanical Engineer for the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway 1904–1922, the London & North Western Railway 1922–1923 [preceded by H.P.M. Beames] and the London, Midland & Scottish Railway 1923–1925 [succeeded by Henry Fowler].
  • Hughitt, Marvin - Chairman of the board of Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW); president of Chicago & North Western Railway; chairman of the board of Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railway (CStPM&O); president of CStPM&O; president of Fremont, Elkhorn & Missouri Valley Railroad; president of Sioux City & Pacific Railroad. (Poor's 1887, p 42; Official List 1888, pp 39, 49 and 85; Wisconsin Railroad Commission 1897, pp 16-17; Pocket List 1907, pp 255 and 279; Poor's 1917, pp 22 and 37)
  • Huish, Mark (1808-1867) - Railway career began with work on the Glasgow, Paisley & Greenock Railway 1837-1841; secretary for Grand Junction Railway 1841-1846; general manager of London & North Western Railway 1846-1858 [succeeded by William Cawkwell]; director of Isle of Wight Railway 1860-1867.
  • Humphrey, A. P. - President of Louisville & Jefferson Bridge & Railroad Company. (NY Times, May 22, 1918)
  • Humphrey, W. R. - Superintendent of Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad's Cayuga Division. (Poor's 1887, p 55)
  • Humphreys, A. W. - President of Sterling Mountain Railroad. (Official List 1888, p 181)
  • Humphreys, Hiram - President of Elgin, Petitcodiac & Havelock Railroad. (Official List 1888, p 77)
  • Humphreys, W. W. - President of Savannah Valley Railroad. (Official List 1888, p 174)
  • Hunnewell, Horatio Hollis (1810-1902) - Director for Illinois Central Railroad 1862-1871; president of Kansas City, Fort Scott & Gulf Railroad; president of Kansas City, Lawrence & Southern Railroad. (Official List 1888, p 103)
  • Hunt, Wilson G. (1804-1892) - President of Illinois Central Railroad 1874-1875 [preceded by John Newell; succeeded by John M. Douglas].
  • Hunter, Dexter - President of Western Railroad of Florida. (Official List 1888, p 195)
  • Huntington, Clarence W. - President of Virginian Railway [preceded by Urban H. Broughton]. (NY Times, May 22, 1918)
  • Huntington, Collis Potter (1821-1900) - A member of the Big Four group of financiers in California [with Leland Stanford, Mark Hopkins and Charles Crocker]; oversaw construction of Chesapeake & Ohio Railway 1871-__ ; president of Southern Pacific Railroad 1890-1900 [preceded by Leland Stanford; succeeded by Charles Melville Hays]; president of Guatemala Central Railroad; president of Mexican International Railroad; president of Newport News & Mississippi Valley Railroad. (Official List 1888, pp 91, 118 and 135)
  • Huntington, Henry Edward (1850-1927) - Nephew of Collis P. Huntington; executive in charge of Pacific Electric Railway in the early 20th century.
  • Hurd, John - President of Northern Adirondack Railroad. (Official List 1888, p 143)
  • Husted, J. W. - President of Hartford & Connecticut Western Railroad. (Official List 1888, p 93)
  • Hustis, J. H. - President of Boston & Maine Railroad. (NY Times, May 22, 1918)
  • Hyams, Godfrey M. (1859-1927) - Financier for Deepwater Railway and Tidewater Railway.

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