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Herman Stabler

civil engineer.

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