George Washington Goethals
|Name:||George Washington Goethals|
|Born on||29 June 1858 in Brooklyn, New York, New York, USA, North America|
|Deceased on||21 January 1928 in New York, New York, USA, North America|
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President Theodore Roosevelt give Goethals full responsibility on the construction of the Panama Canal.
Completes the construction of the Panama Canal six months ahead of schedule.
Retires from the army and his position of governor of the Canal Zone.
Recalled to serve as quartermaster of the army.
Retires and heads his own engineering firm until his death.
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