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Emily Warrren Roebling

Biographical Information

Name: Emily Warrren Roebling
Born on 23 September 1843 in Cold Spring, Putnam County, New York, USA, North America
Deceased on 28 February 1903 in Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey, USA, North America
Daughter-in-law of John A. Roebling
Wife of Washington Roebling
18 January 1865

Married to Washington Roebling.


After Washington A. Roebling succumbs to caisson disease, Emily Roebling begins to supervise the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge


At the opening of the Brooklyn Bridge, President Chester Arthur and Emily W. Roebling ride together across the bridge.


Presented to Queen Victoria in London.


Obtains a law degree from New York University.

Structures and Projects

Participation in the following structures & large-scale projects:

assistant to chief engineer


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Created: 07/03/1999
Last Updated: 22/07/2014