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Clifford Lamotte Nichols
Back Row: Sadie Engel and Emerette Yearnshaw
Front Row: Clifford Nichols, Hulda Nichols and Clarissa Millard
1887 Railway Biography
Page 231
1887 Railway Biography
Page 232
1887 Biographical Directory of
The Railway Officials of America

Clifford L. Nichols Pages 231 and 232

In January of 1887, Clifford Nichols was
promoted to Division Superintendent,
Eastern Division of the
Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe,
headquarters at Topeka, Kansas
In 1888 Clifford left the Santa Fe to become General
Superintendent of the
Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Railroad in Joliet,
Illinois. In May of 1888 he was back as Superintendent, Kansas City
Chicago Santa Fe & California at Ft. Madison, Iowa. He
changed jobs and railroads several different times until 1891 when he
was hired by the Chicago Rock Island & Pacific. He was appointed
Superintendent, Illinois Division, with headquarters at
Blue Island
Illinois in 1893, a position he held until 1903. He changed jobs and
positions with several different railroads until 1908, when he was
hired by the Northern Pacific Railroad. He remained with Northern
Pacific until his retirement in January of 1927.
1889 Chicago Santa Fe & California Railroad, this was a subsidiary of the Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad
1893 Business cards for Clifford L. Nichols
Superintendent, Illinois Division
Chicago Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Headquarters at Blue Island, Illinois

August 07, 1893 appointment of C. L. Nichols.
1887 Poors Railroad Officials
1894 Illinois Railroad Report
December 10, 1893 Employee Pass for Sadie Engel signed by
her brother, Clifford Nichols. This was the date that their
father, David Thomas Nichols, died in Wyanet, Illinois.
1896 Illinois Railroad Report Page 269
1899 Illinois Railroad Report Page 22