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Lazarus White

Lazarus White, American civil engineer. Recipient Egleston medal Columbia, 1941. member Executive Committee Dry Dock Associates.; Member Society for Ethical Culture, American Academy Science, American Society for Testing Materials, American Society of Civil Engineers (director), Sigma Xi.

Background

  • White, Lazarus was born on February 26, 1874 in Rochester, New York, United States. Son of Max A. and Ann (Lewine) White.

  • Education

    • Student New York University, 1892-1893. C.E., Columbia, 1897.

    Career

    • Hans Peter Gossman), Edward Emelin, Robert Emelin. Inspector United States Engineers Key West, Florida, 1897-1898. Rodman Pennsylvania R.R., Jersey City, 1898-1900.

      Assistant engineer Rapid Transit Commission, New York, 1900-1906. Div. engineer Board of Water Supply, New York, 1906-1914. Engineer Smith, Hauser & MacIsaac, 1914-1919.

      President Spencer, White and Prentis, Inc., 1919-1950, retired. President Pleasantville Construction Company. Member Executive Committee Dry Dock Associates.

    Works

    • Author: Catskill Water Supply of New York City, 1911. Co-author: (with E. A. Prentis) Modern Underpinning, 1917. Underpinning, 1929
    • Cofferdams, 1940.

      Contributor to mags.

    Membership

    Member Executive Committee Dry Dock Associates. Member Society for Ethical Culture, American Academy Science, American Society for Testing Materials, American Society of Civil Engineers (director), Sigma Xi. Clubs: Engineers, Columbia University (New York City).

    Connections

    • Married Marie Emelin, June 23, 1904. Children: Felicia Marie (wife of Doctor.
    • father: Max A. White
    • mother: Ann (Lewine) White
    • spouse: Marie Emelin
    • child: Felicia Marie (wife of Dr White
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    Born February 26, 1874
    Died July 30, 1953
    (aged 79)
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