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Herman Stabler

Herman Stabler, American civil engineer. Member American Society of Civil Engineers (director, 1935-1937), American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, Washington Society of Engineers, Geological Society of Washington, Washington Academy Sciences, American Geography Society; Member Friends Church; Mason.

Background

  • Stabler, Herman was born on February 3, 1879 in Brighton, Maryland, United States. Son of George Lea and Annie Dickinson (Cotton) Stabler.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Earlham College, 1899. Special course in engineering, Columbian (now George Washington University, Washington, 1902-1903.

    Career

    • Instructor mathematics and engineering, National Corresponding Institute, Washington, 1899-1903. Hydraulic and sanitary engineer with the United States Geological Survey and United States Reclamation Service, 1903-1922. Chief of land classification branch United States Geological Survey, 1922-1925 and of conservation branch since 1925.

    Works

    • Author of numerous bulletins and papers relating to disposal of wastes of manufacturing establishments and recovery of products therefrom. Pollution of streams. Composition of stream waters.

      Development of ground waters. Rate of erosion
    • silt accumulations. Water power
    • industrial uses of water, etc.

    Membership

    Member American Society of Civil Engineers (director, 1935-1937), American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, Washington Society of Engineers, Geological Society of Washington, Washington Academy Sciences, American Geography Society. Member Friends Church. Mason.; Clubs: Cosmos, Columbia Country.

    Connections

    • Married Bertha R. Buhler, November 1, 1905.
    • father: George Lea Stabler
    • mother: Annie Dickinson (Cotton) Stabler
    • spouse: Bertha R. Buhler
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    Born February 3, 1879
    Died November 24, 1942
    (aged 63)
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