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Gustav Jaeger Requardt

consultant engineer.

Gustav Jaeger Requardt, American consultant engineer. Recipient Fuller award American Water Works Association, 1944; citation National Society Professional Engineers, 1969, also citation Engineering Society Baltimore, 1969. Registered profile engineer, Maryland., Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia.


Requardt, Gustav Jaeger was born on November 11, 1886 in Baltimore. Son of John Frederick and Anna Elise Bertha (Jaeger) Requardt.


Student Baltimore City College, 1905. C.E., Cornell Univercity, 1909.


Rodman to div. engineer Sewage communications of Baltimore, 1909-1915. Principal engineer charge office Norton, Bird & Whitman, Balt, and Chicago, 1916-1925. Engineer for contractor Army Ordnance Department, Aberdeen (Maryland.) Proving Ground, 1917-1918.

Partner Whitman, Requardt & Smith, 1925-1943. Partner, then senior partner Whitman, Requardt & Associates, Baltimore, 1944-1966, consultant to partnership, since 1967, charge engineering designs and construction chemical warfare industrial plants, Maryland., Alabama, Colorado, 1940-1943. Assistant to board advisory engrs.

Study Great Lake Levels for City of Chicago, 1924-1925. Member board advisory engrs., diversion waters of Delaware River, State of New Jersey, 1930-1931, 52-53, new sources water supply City of Baltimore, 1934,42, 53, flood water pumping of Susquehanna River, United States Army Corps Engineers, 1938, sewage rental rates City of Cleveland, 1938-1940, study physical facilities, Baltimore, 1940-1942, refuse disposal, 1944, new water supply and improvement existing water system, Philadelphia, 1945-1946, sewerage system and sewage treatment works, Washington, 1955-1964. Advisory engineer to special commission on water supply Delaware River and other sources, State of New Jersey, 1956.

Member planning council Greater Baltimore Committee for Studies of Large Scale Improvements of City, since 1959. Lecturer United States Industrial College, 1950-1951.


  • Contributor articles on sanitary engineering to mags.


Member Cornell Univercity Council, since 1954. Member American Society of Civil Engineers (honorary. Member; Clubs: Maryland.


Married Rosa Mildred Duker, November 23, 1915. Married second, Therese M. Gerherin, January 31, 1969.

John Frederick Requardt

Anna Elise Bertha (Jaeger) Requardt

Rosa Mildred Duker

Therese M. Gerherin