CHARLES HAROLD RAMSDEN
Charles Harold Ramsden, president of Pacific Coast Engineering Company, was born April 29, 1883, in Oakland, California; the son of Charles Hamilton and Caroline A. (McEwen) Ramsden.
Graduated from the University of California in 1908 with the degree of B.Sc.
Mr. Ramsden was chief engineer for Western Pipe & Steel Company, San Francisco, California, from 1910 to 1919; president of Steel Tank & Pipe Company Berkeley, California, from 1919 to 1926. In 1928 he became vice president and general manager of Pacific Coast Engineering Company at Alameda, California, and has been president of same since 1940.
Member of the Oakland Chamber of Commerce, Alameda Chamber of Commerce, California State Chamber of Commerce, and United States Chamber of Commerce. He is a Republican; Protestant; and member of the Engineers Club of San Francisco; Athenian-Nile Club, Athens Athletic Club and Claremont Country Club, all of Oakland.
Mr. Ramsden married Cecile W. Childs in October of 1912, who died in 1933; children: Dorothy (Mrs. Coombs), Charles Dean, Helen (Mrs. Wagner) and Scott Carlton. Married (second), 1936, Alice Voice, widow of William R. Henderson.
Homes: 709 Santa Ray Avenue, Oakland, California.
Offices: Oak Street and Clement Avenue, Alameda, California.
Transcribed By: Cecelia M. Setty.
Source: “Eminent Californians 1953”, by Lee E. Johnson & C. W. Taylor. Page 308, C. W. Taylor Publ., Palo Alto, California, 1953.
© 2014 Cecelia M. Setty.