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United States Army Corps of Engineers

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  • Brevet Maj. General (USA), Joseph Gilbert Totten (1788 - 1864)
    Joseph Gilbert Totten (August 23, 1788 – April 22, 1864) fought in the War of 1812, served as Chief Engineer and was regent of the Smithsonian Institution and cofounder of the National Academy of Sci...
  • Henry S. Graves, 2nd Chief of the U.S. Forest Service (1871 - 1951)
    Henry ("Harry") Solon Graves (May 3, 1871 – March 7, 1951) was a forest administrator in the United States. He founded the Yale School of Forestry (now the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental S...
  • Brig. Gen. Charles Walker Raymond (1842 - 1913)
    US Army officer, 1865 graduate from the United States Military Academy at West Point. He was a professor at West Point and "commanded an American expedition to Tasmania to observe transit of venus." ...
  • Samuel Gofseyeff (1906 - 1997)
    Samuel was a Civil Engineer in the Army Corps of Engineers and the Mayor of South Palm Beach, Florida from 1992 to 1993. Immigration : He was travelling with his parents and his sisters, Sara and L...
  • Capt. Alden Partridge (1785 - 1854)
    Alden Partridge, (February 12, 1785 - January 17, 1854) was an American author, legislator, officer, surveyor, an early superintendent of the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York an...

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The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), also sometimes shortened to CoE is a U.S. federal agency under the Department of Defense and a major Army command made up of some 37,000 civilian and military personnel, making it one of the world's largest public engineering, design, and construction management agencies. Although generally associated with dams, canals and flood protection in the United States, USACE is involved in a wide range of public works throughout the world. The Corps of Engineers provides outdoor recreation opportunities to the public, and provides 24% of U.S. hydropower capacity.

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