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

  • Jackson, W. J. - President of Chicago & Eastern Illinois Railroad. (NY Times, May 22, 1918; Illinois PUC, 1915, p 1202)
  • Jackson, W. S. - President of Denver & Rio Grande Railroad. (Poor's 1887, p 55)
  • Jackson, Ward - First chairman of the West Hartlepool Harbour & Railway in England.
  • Jacomb-Hood, Robert - Chief engineer for London, Brighton & South Coast Railway __-1860 [succeeded by Frederick Banister].
  • James, C. E. - President of Union Railroad. (Official List 1888, p 187)
  • Janney, Eli H. (1831-1912) - Inventor of the modern knuckle coupler.
  • Jarvis, Ronald G. (1911-1994) - British locomotive engineer who oversaw development of British Rail's class 43 HST power cars.
  • A. G. Jaudon A. G. Jaudon in 1859
  • Jaudon, A. G. - President of Dauphin & Susquehanna Railroad. (Lloyd 1859)
  • Jay, John (1805-1872) - British contractor and stonemason whose projects included the Stoke-on-Trent station, part of the Great Northern Railway at King's Cross station, King's Cross goods and passenger stations, London Underground's Metropolitan Line, Colchester station and much of Paddington station.
  • Jayant, M. S. - General manager of the South Central Railway Zone in India.
  • Jeffery, E. T. - President of Denver & Rio Grande Railroad. (Pocket List 1907, p 305)
  • Jenkins, James - General manager of Morayshire Railway 1857-1859 [preceded by Charles Cranstoun; succeeded by William Mills].
  • Jenks, Downing B. - President of Missouri Pacific Railroad. (Railway Age, July 13, 1970, p 60)
  • Jewell, B. M. - President of the Railway Employees division of the American Federation of Labor.
  • Jewett, E. A. - Chicago Division superintendent for Pullman Palace Car Company. (Poor's 1887, p x)
  • Johns, Robert - President of Mattoon, Shelbyville, Pana & Hillsboro Traction Company. (Illinois PUC, 1915, p 1313)
  • Johnson, A. H. - President and general manager of Arkansas Midland Railroad. (Poor's 1887, p 3; Official List 1888, p 5)
  • Johnson, B. S. - President of Arkansas & Louisiana Railway. (Pocket List 1907, p 191)
  • Johnson, James - Locomotive superintendent for Great North of Scotland Railway 1890-1894 [preceded by James Manson; succeeded by William Pickersgill].
  • Johnson, John W. - President of Georgia Pacific Railroad. (Official List 1888, p 87)
  • Johnson, L. E. - President of Norfolk & Western Railroad. (NY Times, May 22, 1918; Poor's 1917, p 133)
  • Johnson, Samuel W. (1831-1912) - Chief mechanical engineer for Great Eastern Railway 1866-1873 [preceded by Robert Sinclair; succeeded by William Adams]; chief mechanical engineer for Midland Railway 1873-1903 [preceded by Matthew Kirtley; succeeded by Richard Deeley].
  • Johnson, William B. - President of Illinois Central Railroad 1967-1969 [preceded by Wayne A. Johnston; succeeded by Alan Stephenson Boyd].
  • Johnson, W. O. - Receiver for Chicago & Milwaukee Electric Railroad. (Illinois PUC, 1915, p 1252)
  • Johnston, Charles E. (1881-1951) - president of Kansas City Southern Railway 1928-1938.
  • Johnston, James H. - President of City & Suburban Railway (Savannah, Georgia). (Poor's 1887, p 47)
  • Johnston, Paul W. - President of Erie Railroad 1949-__ [preceded by Robert Eastman Woodruff].
  • Johnston, Wayne A. (1897-1967) - President of Illinois Central Railroad 1945-1966 [preceded by John L. Beven; succeeded by William B. Johnson].
  • Jones, A. W. - President of Birmingham, Selma & New Orleans Railway. (Poor's 1887, p 17; Official List 1888, p 15)
  • Jones, Charles - Chief Mechanical Engineer for Metropolitan Railway.
  • Jones, David (1834-1906) - Locomotive superintendent and chief mechanical engineer for Highland Railway in Scotland 1870-1896 [preceded by William Stroudley; succeeded by Peter Drummond].
  • Jones, David B. - President of Depue & Northern Railroad. (Pocket List 1907, p 307)
  • Jones, J. T. - President of Gulf & Ship Island Railroad. (NY Times, May 22, 1918)
  • Jones, James C. (1809-1859) - Governor of Tennessee 1841-1845; president of Memphis & Charleston Railroad 1857-1859.
  • Jones, L. A. - President of Alabama & Vicksburg Railroad; president of New Orleans & Northern Railroad; president of Vicksburg, Shreveport & Pacific Railway. (NY Times, May 22, 1918)
  • Jones, Morgan - President of Fort Worth & Denver City Railroad. (Official List 1888, p 83)
  • Jones, Thomas D. - President of Depue & Northwestern Railroad. (Illinois PUC, 1915, p 1213)
  • Jones, W. F. - President of Chesapeake Beach Railway. (Pocket List 1907, p 247)
  • Jones, William A. - General Manager of Mineral Point & Northern Railway.
  • Jordan, J. A. - President of Green Bay & Western Railroad. (Poor's 1917, p 76)
  • Jourdon, James - President of Brooklyn & Brighton Beach Railroad; receiver and president of Brooklyn, Flatbush & Coney Island Railway. (Poor's 1887, p 21; Official List 1888, p 21)
  • Joy, H. B. - President of Detroit Union Railroad Depot & Station Company. (Pocket List 1907, p 309)
  • Joyce, Patrick H. (1879-1946) - President of Chicago Great Western Railway 1931-1946.
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  • Joynes, W. T. - President of Petersburg & Weldon Railroad. (Lloyd 1859)
  • Judah, Theodore D. (1826-1863) - Chief engineer for Central Pacific Railroad and one of the earlier promoters of a transcontinental railroad across North America.
  • Judson, H. D. - General superintendent of Chicago & Iowa Railroad. (Official List 1888, p 39)
  • Judson, Winslow - President of St. Joseph, St. Louis & Santa Fe Railroad. (Official List 1888, p 169)

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