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Walter Harold Root

Walter Harold Root, American state official, civil engineer. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Iowa Engineering Society, National Methodist.; Mason (Shriner).; Club: Rotary (Ames, Iowa).

Background

  • Root, Walter Harold was born on December 8, 1888 in Bradford, Illinois, United States. Son of Edwin Simonson and Maria Miriam (Stephenson) Root.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in сivil engineering, Iowa State College, 1911, C.E., 1920.

    Career

    • Inspector Des Moines Union Railway, 1911-1912. Inspector Iowa State Highway Commission, 1912-1913, district engineer, 1913-1919, maintenance engineer 1919-1954, deputy chief engineer since 1954.

    Works

    • Contributor professional publications.

    Politics

    The diversity inside the Church should be respected and supported. Open debate within the Church on certain political and social issues should be encouraged.

    Religion

    The life with Christ has nothing to do with being in a "church" atmosphere for all eternity. God’s salvation involves far more. He is planning to make his children productive, creative, useful, and supremely happy, within an environment of spiritual perfection, health, peace, and love.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Christians with different approaches should be engaged with each other to discuss how the Bible should be applied to issues in our contemporary world.

    Membership

    Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Iowa Engineering Society, National Methodist. Mason (Shriner).; Club: Rotary (Ames, Iowa).

    Connections

    • Married Gladys Ura Mauller, September 2, 1913. Children: Robert Walter, Marguerite Gladys (Mistress.
    • father: Edwin Simonson Root
    • mother: Maria Miriam (Stephenson) Root
    • spouse: Gladys Ura Mauller
    • children: Robert Walter Root
    • Marguerite Gladys (Mrs Root
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    Born December 8, 1888
    Died April 27, 1954
    (aged 65)
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