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Lynn, John E. (May 11, 1882)



  • Existence: May 11, 1882


John E. Lynn was a General Passenger Agent for the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad office located in Kansas City. He worked for the railroad company in excess of 40 years. He was born May 11, 1882 in Iowa. His father was a native of Sweden and his mother was born in Iowa. The 1930 census shows John married to Agnes V. Lynn, with two children: John N., age 16 and Elizabeth L., age 7. At that time they were living in Minneapolis, MN.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

J. E. Lynn Railroad Collection

Identifier: MS-0098
Scope and Contents The J.E. Lynn Railroad Memorabilia Collection contains material related to railroading, and the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy (CB&Q) line in particular. Inclusive dates are 1896 to 1960; however, the bulk of the material is concentrated during the period of 1930 to 1954, a time when the streamlining of railroad transportation was on the rise. In addition to promotional packets, there are postcards, photographs, tickets and railroad timetables. Much emphasis is placed on the newly...
Dates: 1867 - 1969