Robinson, Moncure, 1802-1891Alternative names
Moncure Robinson was born in Richmond, Va. He was educated at the College of William and Mary and at the Sorbonne where he studied to be a civil engineer. He was a railroad planner and builder and a railroad and steamboat owner. His most noted project was the Philadelphia & Reading Railroad. He retired from engineering work in 1847.
From the description of Papers, 1787-1890. (College of William & Mary). WorldCat record id: 20269904
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