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Joseph John Jessup

Joseph John Jessup, American civil engineer. Member (life) American Society of Civil Engineers, American Association Engineers and Architects.; Member Society Friends.

Background

  • Jessup, Joseph John was born on December 18, 1856 in New Providence, Iowa, United States. Son of Elias and Mary Jane (Morris) Jessup.

  • Education

    • Graduate New Providence Academy, 1886. Bachelor of Science, Penn College, Oskaloosa, Iowa, 1891, Master of Science, 1892. Post graduate, University of California, 1900-1902.

    Career

    • Professor mathematics and science, Pacific College, Oregon, 1891-1896. President Whittier (California) College, 1896-1900. Instructor, University of California, 1900-1903.

      Deputy city engineer, Berkeley, 1903-1908, city engineer, 1908-1918, construction engineering, 1918-1930. City engineer, Los Angeles, 1930-1934. Consultant civil and mining engineer, 1934-1957.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member (life) American Society of Civil Engineers, American Association Engineers and Architects. Member Society Friends.

    Connections

    • Married Melissa Hammar, August 23, 1892. Children: Mildred, John Herschel, Mary Helen.
    • father: Elias Jessup
    • mother: Mary Jane (Morris) Jessup
    • spouse: Melissa Hammar
    • children: Mildred Jessup
    • John Herschel Jessup
    • Mary Helen Jessup
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    Born December 18, 1856
    Died October 27, 1957
    (aged 100)
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