C. B. & Q. Railroad

SENORITY LIST OF CONDUCTORS

CRESTON DIVISION

1898-1938

 

NUMBER

NAME

DATE OF EMPLOYMENT

DATE PROMOTED

1

A.A. Sheehy

Sept. 20, 1890

March 13, 1898

#

2

H.B. Snyder

Aug. 6, 1897

Feb. 16, 1904

#

3

W.S. Calvin

Aug 16, 1897

Sept. 4, 1908

#

4

E.A. Lewis

June 2, 1898

Sept. 9, 1908

#

5

T.E. Alderson

Sept. 27, 1900

July 21, 1909

#

6

D.J. Hixinbaugh

April 19, 1901

Jan. 13, 1910

7

Geo. Whan

Sept. 1, 1902

Sept. 11, 1914

#

8

Geo. Starr

Sept. 10, 1902

Oct. 30, 1914

#

9

P.C. Allen

Sept. 27, 1902

Jan. 1, 1915

#

10

W.J. Boortz

March 10, 1903

Aug. 2, 1915

#

11

G.W. Mattingly

Sept. 14, 1903

Oct. 3, 1915

#

12

E.A. Boortz

Oct. 10, 1903

Oct. 3, 1915

#

13

E.A. Pontow

March 20, 1906

Aug. 10, 1919

14

Bert Horton

Sept. 4, 1906

Aug. 10, 1919

#

15

W.O. Carlson

Oct. 17,1906

March 7, 1921

16

L.A. Mettler

Oct. 29, 1906

March 8, 1921

17

G.E. Dixon

June 26, 1908

March 8, 1921

#

18

J.P. Dooley

June 9, 1909

Sept. 26, 1920

X

19

F.T. Welcher

June 10, 1909

Sept. 26, 1920

X

20

L.R. Howie

July 12, 1909

March 20, 1921

21

J.J. Patton

July 26, 1909

March 20, 1921

#

22

J.R. Graham

Aug. 6, 1909

Jan. 13, 1924

23

H.F. Willey

Oct. 28, 1909

Jan. 13, 1924

24

T.D. Ross

Nov. 23, 1909

Jan. 13, 1924

#

25

Frank Burch

Nov. 4, 1911

Jan. 13, 1924

26

O.L. Beagle

June 17, 1914

Jan. 20, 1924

#

27

I.L. McBrien

June 30, 1914

Jan. 20, 1924

#

28

A.P. Lyon

Nov. 15, 1914

Aug. 10, 1927

#

29

J..C. Russell

June 26, 1915

Sept. 17, 1927

30

L.W. Funk

Aug. 20, 1915

Sept. 17, 1927

#

31

J.G. Grove

Oct. 7, 1915

Nov. 27, 1927

32

R.H. Knapp

Nov. 8, 1915

Nov. 27, 1927

#

33

G.E. Proctor

July 14, 1916

Nov. 27, 1927

#

34

C.L. Lamb

Aug. 15, 1916

Nov. 27, 1927

35

E.C. Hipes

Jan. 3, 1917

Nov. 27, 1927

36

A.B. Reed

Oct. 11, 1917

Nov. 27, 1927

#

37

W.E. Phillips

Oct. 17, 1917

Aug. 9, 1936

38

E.M. Oliver

Nov. 27, 1917

Aug. 9, 1936

#

39

H.E. Collar

Feb. 21, 1918

Aug. 9, 1936

40

A.J. Hougland

March 29, 1918

April 12, 1937

41

O.A. Parker

March 31, 1918

April 12, 1937

#

42

V.R. Roberts

Sept. 23, 1919

April 12, 1937

#

43

H.L. Hicks

Sept. 23, 1919

April 12, 1937

44

E.E. Shults

Oct. 28, 1919

Feb. 16, 1938

45

R.R. Lauer

June 28, 1933

Feb. 16, 1938

#

# - Qualified passenger conductor.

X - Dooley and Welcher take senority after Carlson, Mettler and Dixon.

Source: Personal papers of A.J. Hougland (deceased), dated January 1, 1940, Creston, Iowa. Submitted by M.W. Hougland, mhougland@poboxes.com

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