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William Henry Code

William Henry Code, American civil engineer. member of advisory board of engrs. City of Los Angeles, 1910, in matter of disposition of surplus waters from Owens River aqueduct; member Quinton, Code & Hill, consulting engrs., hydraulic work in the United States, Mexico and Canada; Member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Association of Engineers.

Background

  • Code, William Henry was born on November 22, 1865 in Saginaw, Michigan, United States. Son of James and Elizabeth Code.

  • Education

    • Educated city schools of Saginaw and Harrisville, Michigan, University of Michigan, class of 1892.

    Career

    • On railroad work for U.P., Cheyenne, Wyoming, 1890-1891. Assistant state engineer, Wyoming, 1891-1892. Chief engineer consolidated Canal System, Salt River Valley, Arizona, 1892-1902.

      Chief irrigation engineer, Indian Bureau, Department of the Interior, 1902-1911. Special agent Department Agriculture in Arizona on irrigation investigations, writing several department bulletins on irrigation subjects, 1901-1902. Member of advisory board of engrs.

      City of Los Angeles, 1910, in matter of disposition of surplus waters from Owens River aqueduct. Resigned from Government work, 1911. Member Quinton, Code & Hill, consulting engrs., hydraulic work in the United States, Mexico and Canada.

      Engineer consultant to Department of Interior.

    Membership

    Member of advisory board of engrs. City of Los Angeles, 1910, in matter of disposition of surplus waters from Owens River aqueduct. Member Quinton, Code & Hill, consulting engrs., hydraulic work in the United States, Mexico and Canada.

    Member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Association of Engineers.

    Connections

    • Married Martha E. Devlin, of Bay City, Michigan, September 14, 1893.
    • father: James Code
    • mother: Elizabeth Code
    • spouse: Martha E. Devlin
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    Born November 22, 1865
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