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National Railroad Hall of Fame

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    Charles Franklin Kettering (1876 - 1958)
    Charles Franklin Kettering August 29, 1876 Loudonville, Ohio-November 25, 1958 Dayton, Ohio Parents: Jacob Kettering b.1841 and Martha Hunter b. June 1845 Wife: Olive Williams Son: Eugene William...
  • D. William Brosnan (1903 - 1985)
    D. William 'Bill' Brosnan was a president of Southern Railway in the USA, a railroad that later merged with Norfolk and Western Railroad to form Norfolk Southern Railway. Born in 1903 in Albany, Ge...
  • Louis Wilson Menk (1918 - 1999)
    Louis Wilson Menk (April 8, 1918 - November 27, 1999) was an American railway worker and executive. He served as the last president of Northern Pacific Railway 1966-1970, before the railroad was m...
  • Jervis Langdon, Jr. (1905 - 2004)
    . Jervis Langdon Jr. was an American railroad executive who was president of Penn Central, B&O, and the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad. Langdon was a member of The Hill School class of ...
  • W. Graham Claytor, Jr. (1912 - 1994)
    . William Graham Claytor, Jr. (March 14, 1912 – May 14, 1994) was an American lawyer, naval officer, and railroad, transportation and defense administrator for the United States government, working un...

National Railroad Hall of Fame

The US National Railroad Hall of Fame was established in 2003 and recognized by Congressional resolutions in 2003 and 2004. The main offices of the hall of fame are in Galesburg, Illinois.

The National Railroad Hall of Fame has three categories for inductees:

1) 1800-1865: Birth and Development https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Railroad_Hall_of_Fame#1800-1...

2) 1866-1945: Golden Era https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Railroad_Hall_of_Fame#1866-1...

3) 1946-Present: Modern Era https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Railroad_Hall_of_Fame#1946-P...

Web site: https://www.nrrhof.org/