Kruttschnitt in 1920
|Died||June 15, 1925 (aged 70)|
|Education||Washington and Lee University (1873)|
|Employer||Southern Pacific Railroad|
|Board member of||Southern Pacific Railroad, Union Pacific Railroad, Wells Fargo|
|Spouse(s)||Elise Minna Krock|
|Children||Julius Kruttschnitt II|
He was born on July 30, 1854 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He graduated from Washington and Lee University in 1873 and worked briefly as a schoolteacher before beginning his railroad career. He joined the Southern Pacific Railroad in 1885 and served in a variety of roles, culminating in chairman from 1913.
- "Julius Kruttschnitt Dies of Heart Attack. Nearing His 71st Birthday, He Resigned May 31 as Chairman of Southern Pacific". New York Times. June 16, 1925.
- Hofsommer, Don L. (1988). "Julius Kruttschnitt". In Bryant, Jr., Keith L. (ed.). Encyclopedia of American Business History and Biography: Railroads in the Age of Regulation, 1900-1980. New York: Facts on File. pp. 253–255.
- "Kruttschnitt, 70, To Retire May 31". New York Times. April 10, 1925.