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John W. Green Papers, 1919-1973

Biographical Note:

John Wesley Green earned a BS in Civil Engineering at Oregon Agricultural College in 1916. After graduation he worked for the U.S. Geological Survey; the New Cornelia Copper Company in Ajo, Arizona; and the Washington Department of Highways. In 1927, he became an Associate Highway Bridge Engineer with the U.S. Bureau of Public Roads in San Francisco, California. From 1930 until 1939, he was Assistant Engineer of Design for the San Francisco - Oakland Bay Bridge where he conducted preliminary studies and final design of sub-structure and approaches. From 1939 until his retirement in 1960, Green was Senior and Supervising Bridge Engineer for the California Division of Highways in southern California.


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