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educator , civil engineer

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