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Erasmus Swan Borgquist

Erasmus Swan Borgquist, American educator, civil engineer. Served as First lieutenant, Engineer corpus, United States army, 1917-1919, in France, 1918-1919.; Member American Society of Civil Engineers (past president Arizona secretary), American Society Professional Engineers, American Society Engineering Education, American Legion. Registered Engineer, Ariz.

Background

  • Borgquist, Erasmus Swan was born on April 19, 1887 in Salt Lake City. Son of Rasmus and Ulrika (Swan) Borgquist.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University of Utah, 1911, C.E., 1917.

    Career

    • Junior engineer, United States Bureau Reclamation, Provo, Utah, 1911-1913. Assistant engineer, Utah State Engineering Department, 1913-1917. Resident engineer, Utah State Road Commission, Salt Lake City, 1919-1926.

      Professor сivil engineering, University Arizona, 1926-1942, head department сivil engineering since 1942.

    Membership

    Served as First lieutenant, Engineer corpus, United States army, 1917-1919, in France, 1918-1919. Member American Society of Civil Engineers (past president Arizona secretary), American Society Professional Engineers, American Society Engineering Education, American Legion. Registered Engineer, Ariz.

    Connections

    • Married Dora Vance, August 23, 1912. Children: Arline, Helen, Neil, Beverly.
    • father: Rasmus Borgquist
    • mother: Ulrika (Swan) Borgquist
    • spouse: Dora Vance
    • children: Arline Borgquist
    • Helen Borgquist
    • Neil Borgquist
    • Beverly Borgquist
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    Born April 19, 1887
    Died June 23, 1974
    (aged 87)
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