Van Depoele, Charles Joseph

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Van Depoele, Charles Joseph Gender: M
Carolus Josephus Vandepoele
born on 27 April 1846 at 13:00 (= 1:00 PM )
Place Lichtervelde, Belgium, 51n02, 3e09
Timezone LMT m3e09 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 06°51' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 29°25 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 01°49'

Charles Joseph Van Depoele


Belgian-American electrical engineer, inventor, and pioneer in electric railway technology, including the first trolley pole. Van Depoele died on 18 March 1892 at the age of 46 in Lynn, Massachusetts, leaving a wife and several children.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes birth certificate No. 61 (in Dutch), copy online: "ten een uer Namiddag in zijne wooning geboren" (born at his [father's] residence at one o'clock in the afternoon)


  • Vocation : Engineer : Electrical