Edgar Jadwin

Edgar Jadwin

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Edgar Jadwin, C.E. (August 7, 1865-March 2, 1931 in Honesdale, Pennsylvania) graduated first in the United States Military Academy class of 1890 and was commissioned in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. He served with engineer troops in 1891-1895 and was lieutenant colonel of the 3d U.S. Volunteer Engineers in the Spanish-American War. After serving as district engineer at the expanding ports of Los Angeles and Galveston, he was selected by General Goethals as an assistant in the construction of the Panama Canal, on which he worked from 1907 to 1911. Jadwin served in 1911-1916 in the Office of the Chief of Engineers focusing on bridge and road matters. Upon the United States' entry into World War I in 1917, he recruited the 15th Engineers, a railway construction regiment, and led it to France. He directed American construction and forestry work there for a year and received the Distinguished Service Medal.show more

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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 200g
  • Equ Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136672219
  • 9786136672212