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Cornelius Wolfram Kruse

educator , sanitary engineer.

Cornelius Wolfram Kruse, American educator, sanitary engineer.


Kruse, Cornelius Wolfram was born on February 19, 1913 in College Station, Texas, United States. Son of Samuel Andrew and Geraldine (Eilts) Kruse.


Bachelor of Science, Missouri School Mines, 1934, C.E., 1939. Master of Science, Harvard, 1940. Doctor of Public Health, Doctor of Public Hygiene, U. Pittsburgh, 1961.


Resident sanitary engineer, health and safety department Tennessee Valley Authority, 1935-1946. Associate professor sanitary engineering School Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins, 1946-1961, professor, head department environmental health, 1961-1982. Visiting professor, head department public health engineering Institute Hygiene, U. Philippines, Manila, 1953-1955.

Consultant Tennessee Valley Authority, World Health Organization, Rockefeller Foundation, Agency for International Development.


  • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member Maryland. Board Health and Mental Hygiene. Member Maryland. Air Pollution Study Commission, 1950-1951. Member Commission Environmental Hygiene Armed Forces Epidemiological Board, from 1963.

Member American Academy Environmental Engineers, American Society of Civil Engineers, American Water Works Association, American Industrial Hygiene Association, American Public Health Association, American Society Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.


Married Adele Reeburgh, February 1, 1939. Children: Judith Philippides, Carol Steil, Christina Ricklen, Cornelia.

Samuel Andrew Kruse

Geraldine (Eilts) Kruse

Adele Reeburgh

Judith Philippides Kruse

Carol Steil Kruse

Christina Ricklen Kruse

Cornelia Kruse