Past Presidents:   ASMI and AME

The American Society of Municipal Improvements (ASMI), which later changed its name to the American Society of Municipal Engineers (AME), became one of the two organizations which joined in 1937 to form APWA.  Here is a list of ASMI and AME Presidents from 1894 to 1936.

1936
George B. Gascoigne
Consulting Engineer
Cleveland, Ohio
1935
Harrison P. Eddy
Consulting Engineer
Metcalf & Eddy
Boston, Massachusetts
1934
Charles M. Reppert
Chief Engineer
City of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Illinois
1933
Samuel A. Greeley
Partner/Sanitary & Hydraulic Engineer
Pearse, Greeley & Hansen
Chicago, Illinois
1932
John H. Neeson
Chief Engineer & Surveyor
City of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1931
John W. Reid
Consulting Engineer
Detroit, Michigan
1930
P.L. Brockway
City Engineer
City of Wichita
Wichita, Kansas
1929
John Klorer
Commissioner of Public Properties
City of New Orleans
New Orleans, Louisiana
1928 George F. Fisk
Commissioner of Public Works
City of Buffalo
Buffalo, New York
1927 C. Arthur Poole
City Engineer
City of Rochester
Rochester, New York
1926 T. Chalkley Hatton
Chief Engineer of Sewerage Commission
City of Milwaukee
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1925 E.J. Dalton
Civil Engineer
City of Dallas
Dallas, Texas
1924 Ellis R. Dutton
Assistant City Engineer
City of Minneapolis
Minneapolis, Minnesota
1923 W.W. Hornett
Chief Engineer - Sewer and Paving
City of St. Louis
St. Louis, Missouri
1922 Edward S. Rankin
Engineer in Charge - Bureau of Sewers
City of Newark
Newark, New Jersey
1921 R. Keith Compton
Chairman & Consulting Engineer - Paving Commission
City of Baltimore
Baltimore, Maryland
1920 George H. Norton
City Engineer
City of Buffalo
Buffalo, New York
1919 Elbridge R. Conant
Consulting Engineer
City of Savannah
Savannah, Georgia
1918 Normal S. Spraugue
Chief Engineer
City of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1917 Normal S. Spraugue
Chief Engineer
City of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1916 Andrew F. Macallum
City Engineer
City of Hamilton
Hamilton, Ontario
1915 William A. Howell
Engineer of Streets & Highways
City of Newark
Newark, New Jersey
1914 Edward H. Christ
Consulting Engineer
Grand Rapid, Michigan
1913 B.E. Briggs
City Engineer
City of Erie
Erie, Pennsylvania
1912 Edger A. Gingsley
County Engineer
Pulaski County
Little Rock, Arkansas
1911 Fred Giddings
City Engineer
City of Atchison
Atchison, Kansas
1910 Julian Kendrick
City Engineer
City of Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama
1909 James Owen
Consulting Engineer
City of Newark
Newark, New Jersey
1908 George W. Tillson
City Engineer
Borough of Brooklyn
New York, New York
1907 Morris R. Sherred
Superintendent Waterworks
City of Newark
Newark, New Jersey
1906 Charles C. Brown
Editor
Municipal Engineering
Indianapolis, Indiana
1905 A. Prescott Lolwell
Consulting Engineer
Easton, Pennsylvania
1904 George M. Ballard
Chairman, Water Committee
City of Newark
Newark, New Jersey
1903 Charles H. Rust
City Engineer
City of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario
1902 Edwin A. Risher
City Engineer
City of Rochester
Rochester, New York
1901 Robert E. McMath
President, Board of Public Improvements
City of St. Louis
St. Lousi, Missouri
1900 A.D. Thompson
City Engineer
City of Peoria
Peoria, Illinois
1899 Nelson P. Lewis
Engineer of Highways
Borough of Brooklyn
New York, New York
1898 Harrison Van Duyne
Board of Public Works
City of Newark
Newark, New Jersey
1897 August Herrmann
President, Board of Administration
City of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio
1896 George H. Benzenberg
City Engineer & President, Board of Public Works
City of Milwaukee
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1895 M.J. Murphy
Street commissioner
City of St. Louis
St. Louis, Missouri
1894 M.J. Murphy
Street commissioner
City of St. Louis
St. Louis, Missouri