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Paul Dudley Sargent

civil engineer

Paul Dudley Sargent, American civil engineer.


Sargent, Paul Dudley was born on May 8, 1873 in Machias, Maine, United States. Son of Ignatius Manlius and Helen Maria (Campbell) Sargent.


Bachelor of Civil Engineering, University of Maine, 1896.


Assistant engineer, Washington Company R.R., Maine, during construction, 1897-1898, and same position, maintenance of way department, 1899-1903. Register of deeds, Washington Company, 1903-1905. State highway commissioner, Maine, 1905-1911.

Assistant director Office of Public Rds., United States Department of Agriculture, February 15, 1911-September 1, 1913. Chief engineer State Highway Commission Maine, since September 1, 1913.


Member Maine National Guard, 1896-1899. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Society for Testing Materials, Maine Society of Civil Engineers, S.A.R., Massachusetts Highway Association, American Road Builders’ Association Gamma Delta. Member of Executive Committee Federal Highway Council.

Member American Association State Highway Officials (president 1920). Mason ( Knights Templar, Shriner). Clubs: Abnaki, Augusta Rotary (president 1923-1924), Augusta Country.


Married Sarah Sawyer McAllister, of Calais, Maine, June 6, 1900.

Ignatius Manlius Sargent

Helen Maria (Campbell) Sargent

Sarah Sawyer McAllister