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Edward Hugh Schulz, American army officer. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Society American Military Engineers.


Schulz, Edward Hugh was born on January 23, 1873 in Wheeling, West Virginia, United States. Son of Henry John and Gertrude (Niesz) Schulz.


Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1895.


A. Hausman), Katherine Louise (Mistress Albert W. Bruce), Caroline Edward (Mistress John S. Service). Commissioned add. Second lieutenant Engineers, June 12, 1895. Advanced through grades to colonel, July 1, 1920.

Assistant river, harbor and fortifications, Charleston, South Carolina., 1895-1896, New London, Connecticut, 1899-1901. Submarine defense, Hampton Roads and Charleston, South Carolina., 1898-1899. Recorder Board of Engineers, New York, 1901-1905, in charge New York district river and harbor works, 1904-1905.

Forts, Guantanamo, Cuba, 1905-1907. River and harbor works, Sioux City, Iowa, and Kansas Missouri district, 1907-1912. Consulting engineer Kaw Valley Drainage District, Kansas City, Kansas, 1909-1912.

New Orleans district, 1912-1916, St. Paul and Duluth districts, 1916-1917. Commander 109th Engineers, Camp Cody, New Mexico, and 604th Engineers, Vancouver Barracks, Washington, and Camp Leach, District of Columbia, 1917-1918. In charge Milwaukee district, 1919-1920, Seattle district, 1920-1923.

Div. engineer, commander 3d Engineers, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, 1923-1926. In charge Chicago district and corps engineer 6th Corps Area, 1926-1928. Div. engineer, Lakes Division, Cleveland, O., 1928-1929.

Commanding officer Fort Humphreys, Virginia (now Fort Belvoir, Virginia), also of Engineer School, Fort Humphreys, 1929-1933. Member Board Engineers Rivers and Harbors, 1929-1933. Engineer 9th Corps Area, San Francisco, and supervising Golden Gate Bridge approaches through Presidio, Fort Scott and Fort Baker, military reservations, 1934-1937, retired.

Engaged in translations for War Department and Corps of Engineers, informal, 1940-1945. Was member of Mississippi River Commission, Great Lakes Ship Canal Board, Illinois, and Board on Diversion Channels Mississippi River, 1927-1929.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Use of Search Lights, 1904. Report on Missouri River, 1909. Report on South West Pass, 1916.

      Diversion Channels of Mississippi River (all publications United States War Department). Also rept. of Mississippi River Commision on Flood Control, 1927. Contributor to Engineering News Record, Military Engineer.


Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Society American Military Engineers. Clubs: Army and Navy (Washington).


Married Katherine Julia Muhleman, October 12, 1898. Children: Gertrude Adams (Mistress.

Henry John Schulz

Gertrude (Niesz) Schulz

Katherine Julia Muhleman

Gertrude Adams (Mrs Schulz