Goethals, George Washington

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Name
Goethals, George Washington Gender: M
born on 29 June 1858 at 21:15 (= 9:15 PM )
Place Brooklyn (Kings County), New York, 40n38, 73w56
Timezone LMT m73w56 (is local mean time)
Data source
Orig source not known
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Penfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 07°57' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 18°52 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 07°38'



George Washington Goethals (1907)

Biography

American civil engineer and United States Army officer, best known for his administration and supervision of the construction and the opening of the Panama Canal. He headed an engineering and construction firm and became the first consulting engineer of the Port of New York Authority (now the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey), and the Goethals Bridge, one of the authority's bridges between New York and New Jersey, was named for him. He died on 21 January 1928, aged 69, in Manhattan, New York City.


Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Grazia Bordoni's Science database quotes Penfield.

Categories

  • Vocation : Engineer : Civil
  • Vocation : Military : Military career (Army officer)