John H. Van der Veer was born on March 28th, 1864, at Somerville, N. J. His ancestors were among the early Dutch colonists. ... He prepared to enter Stevens Institute, but in 1881 was obliged to forego his plans and entered the employa#39;of the Central Railroad of New Jersey. ... of motor equipment and maintenance of the Brooklyn Heights Railroad Company. ... he was superintendent of shops, having under his charge the entire rolling stock of the Brooklyn Rapid Transit Company, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Proceedings, Constitution and By-laws with List of Members ...|
|Author||:||Brooklyn Engineers' Club|