John West Kinney
Born: March 7, 1903 New York City, NY
Married: January 23, 1926 Bloomingdale, New Jersey
Died:March 11, 1973, New Jersey.
Father: Troy Kinney b.1871
Mother: Margaret West b.1872
Wife: Mabel Dolson b.1907
John W Kinney b.1928
-Stevens Institute of Technology class of 1925.
-B.E. in Mechanical Engineering from Stevens Institute.
-Resident Engineer on the Mackinac Bridge in Michigan
-Engineer of Construction for the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, the longest suspension bridge in the world
-Spent a number of years of his childhood living with his maternal grandparents.
-Lived in Atlantic City, NJ and later Clifton and Weehawken, NJ.
-Lived in Rhode Island for a while, while he worked on the Newport, RI Suspension Bridge over the Narragansett Bay
-Served in the Navy Reserves,US 3rd Naval district
-Birth Source: Yearbook Bio says born in Peoria.
-Marriage Source: American Compendium of Genealogy Vol IV.
-Death Source: SSDI, NY Times Obituary, dated March 12, 1903
-1930 US Census, and another page 1930 Census
-1910 US Census