Eugene K. Garfield


Eugene K. Garfield

Eugene Kerik Garfieldcite web
url=http://www.sfaa.us/board/board_gene_bio.htm
title=SFAA: Gene Garfield
accessdate=2007-10-07
publisher=South florida astrological association
] is an American lawyer who founded the Auto-Train Corporationcite news
title=Little train that could
url=http://www.time.com/time/printout/0,8816,903667,00.html
work=Time
date=1973-01-01
accessdate=2007-10-07
] and served the executive branches of the state of Florida and the federal government.

Education, governmental career

Garfield graduated from Rutgers University and the University of Miami School of Law.

He practiced law in Florida and Washington, D.C.. In Florida, Garfield served governmental entities in several capacities including Legal Counsel to the Governor of Florida and as General Counsel to the Florida Department of Education. In Washington, D.C. during the administration of President Lyndon B. Johnson, Garfield served in capacities as Assistant to the White House Chief of Staff and Assistant to the first U.S. Secretary of Transportation.

References

External links

* [http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,903667,00.html "Time" magazine article "The Little Train That Could" January 01, 1973]
* [http://www.billsrailroad.net/auto-train/page-1.html Bill's Railroad Empire - the original Auto-Train page]
* [http://www.rr-fallenflags.org/atc/at.html George Elwood's Fallen Flags site, original Auto-Train pages]
* [http://www.rr-fallenflags.org/atc/atr-broch.html from a 1971 Auto-Train Corp. brochure, including information on the 2nd short-lived Auto-Train route (Louisville-Sanford service)]
* [http://www.utu.org/worksite/detail_news.cfm?ArticleID=1258 Orlando Sentinel newspaper article about Auto-Train Corp and Amtrak's Auto Train replacement]
* [http://sec.edgar-online.com/1997/08/20/00/0000950170-97-001050/Section7.asp SEC filing for company which operated Florida Fun Train]
* [http://www.trainweb.org/web_lurker/FloridaFunTrain/ Florida Fun Train information on trainweb]
* [http://www.orlandoweekly.com/features/story.asp?id=1723 Orlando Weekly article about Bee line Monorail System]
* [http://www.alaskarails.org/fp/passenger/fft/history/history.html Florida Fun Train history]
* [http://ntl.bts.gov/DOCS/TNM.html Maglev "not likely to be developed without significant Federal Government investment."]


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