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Paul Ludwig Wolfel

Paul Ludwig Wolfel, German civil engineer.


  • Wolfel, Paul Ludwig was born on April 19, 1862 in Dresden, Germany. Son of Frederick E. and Emma Wolfel.

  • Education

    • Educated Polytechnikum, Dresden, 1880-1885. Assistant professor Polytecknikum, Prague, 1885-1887. Came to the United States, 1888.


    • Became assistant engineer, B. & C. department, Pencoyd Iron Works, June, 1888. Assistant chief engineer, same, 1891. Engineer railroad department, American Bridge Company, May, 1900.

      Div. engineer, eastern div., American Bridge Company, October, 1900. Chief engineer, American Bridge Company, May, 1901. Address: American Bridge Company, 15th and Chestnut Saints, Philadelphia.


    • Married 1893, Emma Brecht, Philadelphia.
    • father: Frederick E.
    • mother: Emma Wolfel
    • spouse: 1893
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    Born April 19, 1862