Assistant engineer, United States Engineers, 1882-1883. Professor Colorado Agricultural College, 1883-1884, 1886-1888. Territorial and state engineer, Wyoming, 1888-1899.
Chief irrigation and drainage investigation, United States Department of Agriculture, 1897-1907. Professor institutions and practice of irrigation, University of California, 1898-1907. Chairman State Rivers and Water Supply Commission, Victoria, Australia, 1907-1915.
Professor rural instns., University of California, 1915, and chairman Land Settlement Board. Commissioner of reclamation, April since 1924. Member Committee Conservation and Administration of Public Domain.
Consulting engineer for various irrigation and water works companies. Author: Irrigation Institutions. Helping Men Own Farms.
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Born January 16, 1858