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Leon Solomon Moisseiff

Biographical Information

Name: Leon Solomon Moisseiff
Born in 1872 in Riga, Latvia, Europe
Deceased in 1943
1889 - 1891

Studies at the Baltic Polytechnic Institute in Riga

1891

Flees to New York from Riga because of political activities

1895

Graduates from Columbia University with a degree in civil engineering

1898

Joins the New York Department of Bridges

1910

Chief engineer of the Bridge Department

1915

Founds own office

Structures and Projects

Participation in the following structures & large-scale projects:

consulting engineer
design engineer
designer

Bibliography

Relevant Websites

Relevant Publications

  • Petroski, Henry Engineers of Dreams, Vintage Books, New York (USA), ISBN 0679730210, 1995; pp. 293-4