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George Washington Goethals

Biographical Information

Name: George Washington Goethals
Born on 29 June 1858 in , New York, New York, USA, North America
Deceased on 21 January 1928 in , New York, USA, North America
Place(s) of activity:
1907

President Theodore Roosevelt give Goethals full responsibility on the construction of the Panama Canal.

1914

Completes the construction of the Panama Canal six months ahead of schedule.

1916

Retires from the army and his position of governor of the Canal Zone.

1917

Recalled to serve as quartermaster of the army.

1919

Retires and heads his own engineering firm until his death.

Structures and Projects

Participation in the following structures & large-scale projects:

chief engineer
consulting engineer
  • About this
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  • Person-ID
    1001796
  • Date created
    25/07/2002
  • Last Update
    22/07/2014