Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed ), memorial page for Theodore Dehone Judah (4 Mar 1826–2 Nov 1863), Find a Grave Memorial no. From The Memoirs of Mrs. Anna Judah “Everything he did from the time he went to California to the day of his death was for the great continental Pacific railway. Additional comments. The Chief Engineer, Theodore Judah, was truly the man with the vision who surveyed the route and made its construction feasible. Following the completion of the transcontinental line, Clement worked for the Southern Pacific Railway, building rail lines throughout the western U.S. Linecamp Museum: Theodore D. Judah. Lewis M. Clement, Chief Assistant Engineer and Superintendent of Track. T.D. Theodore Judah (1826–1863) was the father of the Central Pacific Railroad. (Submitted on September 24, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.) 6299294, citing Federal Street Cemetery, Greenfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave . However, some enormous stumbling blocks remained. Anna Ferona Pierce Judah penned these words in a recollection of her husband, Theodore Dehone Judah, some 26 years after his death. At 21, he married Anna Pierce and they traveled together across the northern-eastern states working on various railroads. The decedent had been for two years assistant superintendent in the Norwalk Lock company, and was a brother of Theodore Judah, one of the engineers engaged in building the Central Pacific railroad. For starters, none of the eastern November 2: Taken ill on his journey, Theodore Judah dies in New York City. 1. He'd studied civil engineering and worked as a railroad surveyor while still in his teens. Theodore Judah was so obsessed with his vision of a transcontinental railroad that people nicknamed him “Crazy Judah”. Theodore Judah: As a young boy growing up in the east, Theodore was fascinated with railroads and by the age of 18 had become a railroad surveyor. Henry R. Judah. Sutherland D. Judah, who died at his residence in South Norwalk Tuesday, June 11th, was the son of the late Rev. Profile of a route for a rail road from Folsom to summit of Sierra Nevada via Illinoistown, Dutch Flat, & Bear & Yuba Rivers, 1860 Oct 28 / examined by T. D. Judah. Theodore Judah has been died on 37 years (age at death). After serving as an engineer on the Sacramento Valley Railroad, Judah became preoccupied with the idea of building the first transcontinental line. Judah papers, 1840-1847. (Image: Carleton Watkins / Public domain) The dream of linking North America by the railroad was launched by a young engineer named Theodore Judah. Theodore Judah's height Unknown & weight Not Available right. Connecticut Historical Society: creatorOf: Judah, Theodore D. (Theodore Dehone), 1826-1863. Full body measurements, dress & shoe size will be updated soon. Theodore Judah, the building of the Penn and B & O across great mountain sylvania barriers and the federal railroad surveys, it seemed a matter of time before railroad only interconnection of the Eastern and Western United States would become a reality. Theodore Judah's height Unknown & weight Not Available right. Judah, Theodore Dehone, 1826-1863. Hired by Theodore Judah in 1862, Clement became Samuel Montague’s chief assistant following Judah’s death in 1863. He died before it was completed but his original 'CPRR profile and alignment' dated 1861, are still preserved at the California State Archives on linen. Because of his surveys through the Sierra Nevada mountains in the late 1850’s and his untiring efforts in Washington, DC, our country was joined from the Atlantic to the Pacific by two thin ribbons of parallel steel. 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