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Joseph Strauss

Biographical Information

Name: Joseph Strauss
Full name: Joseph Baermann Strauss
Born on 7 January 1870 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA, North America
Deceased on 16 May 1938 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA, North America
Place(s) of activity:

Graduates from the University of Cincinnati;
works for Ralph Modjeski in Chicago


Founds his own company


Company becomes Strauss Engineering Corp. with offices in Chicago and San Francisco

Structures and Projects

Participation in the following structures & large-scale projects:

chief engineer
consulting engineer


  • Strauss, Joseph B. The Golden Gate Bridge, Golden Gate Bridge and Highway District, San Francisco (Etats-Unis), 1937

Relevant Publications

  • Dietrich, Richard J. Faszination Brücken (1st edition), Callwey, Munich (Germany), ISBN 3766713264, 1998; pp. 194-202
  • Picon, Antoine L'art de l'ingénieur, Éditions du Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris (France), ISBN 2858509115, 1997; pp. 470
  • Van der Zee, John The Gate, Simon & Schuster, New York (USA), ISBN 0-671-60205-5, 1986
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