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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1867

Vol. III
p82
2162

(Born Pa.)

Lewis M. Haupt1

(Ap'd Ga.)

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Born Philadelphia, PA.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 9, 1863, to June 17, 1867, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., Corps of Engineers, June 17, 1867.

Served: as Assistant Engineer on the Geodetic Survey of the Northern Lakes, Aug. 9, 1867, to Jan. 31, 1869; and as Engineer on the Staff of the Commanding General of the Fifth Military District (Texas), Feb. 15 to June 25, 1869 (leave of absence, June 25 to Sep. 20, 1869).

Resigned, Sep. 20, 1869.

Civil History. — Topographer, to Survey Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, Pa., 1869; and of "Chambers' Survey," in Craig, Giles and Monroe Counties, Va., 1870. First Assistant Examiner, U. S. Patent Office, Class of Civil Engineering and Architecture, 1872. Assistant Professor of Civil and Dynamical Engineering, Towne Scientific School of the University of Pennsylvania, since June 2, 1875. Director of Franklin Institute Drawing School, Philadelphia, Pa., since 1874. Assistant in charge of the Triangulation of Pennsylvania, U. S. Coast Survey, 1875. Author of "Engineering Specifications and Contracts," 1878. Degree of A. M. conferred by University of Pennsylvania, 1883.

Vol. IV
p166
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Civil History. — Consulting Engineer. — Professor of Civil Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, 1872‑92 (resigned). — Consulting and general engineering practice, 1892 to –––––; President Colombia-Cauca Arbitration Commission, 1897. — Member Nicaragua Canal Commission, also Canal Commission of Pennsylvania, 1897‑99. — Member of many societies. — Member of a Commission appointed June, 1899, to report on a route for a canal across the Isthmus of Panama. — Post-office address, Philadelphia, Pa.

Vol. V
p135
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Civil History. — Consulting Engineer. — Elliott Cresson Medal and Diploma, Franklin Institute, for improvements in methods of removing ocean bars, 1901. — Resigned from Isthmian Canal Commission, 1902. — President Re‑action Jetty System, 1902. — Constructing jetty at Aransas Pass, Texas, 1903‑04. — Professor of Civil Engineering, Franklin Institute, Pa., 1906 to –––––. Residence, Philadelphia, Pa.

Vol. VI
p123
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Lewis Muhlenberg Haupt, Born March 21,b 1844.)

Military History. —

Second Lieut., Corps of Engineers, June 17, 1867.

Resigned, Sept. 20, 1869.

Civil History. — Resigned from Isthmian Canal Commission, 1902; Construction Engineer for Reaction Jetty at Aransas Pass, Texas, from 1894 to 1902, when it was taken over by Congress and completed in 1906 without dredging or bar advance. Medals for results automatically secured by this invention; Magellanic Premium, American Philosophic Society, 1887; National Export Exposition, 1899; Elliott Cresson Medal and Diploma, Franklin Institute, 1901; Louisiana Purchase Exposition, 1904; Paris International Exposition, 1900; all of gold.

Author of Working Drawings, 1881; Engineering Specifications and Contracts, 1878; The Topographer, 1884; American Engineering Register, 1885; A Move for Better Roads, 1891, and numerous papers on transportation and engineering topics. Patents for current deflectors, automatic channel break-waters, hooked jetties and buttresses for protection and reclamation of riparian properties. Degrees: A. M., University of Pennsylvania, 1883; Sc. D., Muhlenberg College; LL. D., Pennsylvania College, Gettysburg, 1915. Honorary Member American Philosophical Society, American Society of Civil Engineers, Franklin Institute, Engineering Club of Philadelphia, Fellow A. A. A. S., etc.

Vol. VII
p85
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Second Lieutenant, Corps of Engineers, June 17, 1867.

Resigned, Sept. 20, 1869.

Civil History: — Resigned from Isthmian Canal Commission, 1902; Construction Engineer for Reaction Jetty at Aransas Pass, Tex., from 1894, to 1902, when it was taken over by Congress and completed in 1906 without dredging or bar advance. Medals for improvements in methods of removing ocean bars:— Magellanic Premium, American Philosophic Society, 1887; National Export Exposition, 1899; Paris International Exposition, 1900, all of gold; Elliott Cresson Medal and Diploma, Franklin Institute, 1901; Louisiana Purchase Exposition, 1904.

Author of Engineering Specifications and Contracts, 1878; Working Drawings, 1881; The Topographer, 1884; American Engineering Register, 1885; A Move for Better Roads, 1891, and numerous papers on transportation and engineering topics.

Patents for current deflectors, automatic channel break-waters, hooked jetties and buttresses for protection and reclamation of riparian properties.

Degrees: A. M. University of Pennsylvania, 1883; Sc. D., Muhlenberg College, LL. D., Pennsylvania College, Gettysburg, 1915.

Honorary Member American Philosophical Society, American Society of Civil Engineers, Franklin Institute, Engineers Club of Philadelphia, Fellow A. A. A. S., etc.

Address: 333 Bryn Mawr Avenue, Cynwyd, Pa.

Vol. VIII
p41
[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

2d Lt. C. E. June 17, 1867.

Resigned, Sept. 20, 1869.

Died, March 10, 1937, at Cynwyd, Pa.: Aged 92.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1937.º

Buried, West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, PA.


The Author's Note:

1 Son of General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Herman Haupt, who was graduated with the Class of 1835.


Thayer's Notes:

a Lt. Rogers' birthplace is from his AOG obituary; where he is titled, without explanation, "Colonel".

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b The AOG obituary gives March 31.


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