William Charles Wells

M, #11131, b. 7 September 1853
Father*Arthur Wells b. 13 Oct 1824, d. 31 Aug 1900
Mother*Georgina Dora Ridout b. 21 Jun 1824, d. 3 Feb 1906
Birth*7 September 1853 William Charles Wells was born on 7 September 1853 at Guelph, Ontario, Canada. 
Marriage* He married Gertrude Dorland
Occupation*1917 William Charles Wells was "rose to be a vice president of the Southern Pacific, and was appointed manager of west coast lines when the Wilson administration briefly nationalized the American Railroads in 1917" in 1917.1 


Gertrude Dorland
Last Edited7 Jul 2009


  1. [S247] Wellington Advertiser (newspaper Ontario Canada) 23 Mar 2007 "Local man managed major rail line to California" by Stephen Thorning.