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List of notable or famous civil engineers from the United States, with bios and photos, including the top civil engineers born in the United States and even some popular civil engineers who immigrated to the United States. If you're trying to find out the names of famous American civil engineers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These civil engineers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known civil engineer from the United States is included when available.

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This historic civil engineers from the United States list can help answer the questions "Who are some American civil engineers of note?" and "Who are the most famous civil engineers from the United States?" These prominent civil engineers of the United States may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected American civil engineers.

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Alan Voorhees is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Civil Engineers from the United States
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Alan Manners Voorhees was a transportation engineer and urban planner who designed many large public works in the United States. Voorhees was born in Highland Park, New Jersey. ...more

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Age: Died at 83 (1922-2005)

Birthplace: United States of America

Profession: Civil engineer, Engineer

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Albert Fink is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Civil Engineers from the United States
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Albert Fink was a German-born civil engineer who worked in the United States. He is best known for his railroad bridge designs, which helped revolutionize the use of iron for American railroad bridge construction. He devised the Fink truss and many truss bridges, especially the Fink-Type Truss ...more

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Age: Died at 70 (1827-1897)

Birthplace: Lauterbach, Hesse, Eurasia, Germany

Profession: Civil engineer, Engineer

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Alfred Giles is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Civil Engineers from the United States
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Alfred Giles was a British civil engineer and Conservative politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1878 and 1892. Giles was born in London, the second son of Francis Giles canal builder and railway engineer and his wife Mary Ann Wyer, daughter of Samuel Wyer of Birmingham. He was educated ...more

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Age: Died at 79 (1816-1895)

Birthplace: London, England

Profession: Politician, Civil engineer, Architect

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Alfred Pancoast Boller was a civil engineer and bridge designer. He was the chief engineer on several bridge building projects during the late 1800 and early 1900s. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in the United States, Boller graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and from ...more

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Age: Died at 72 (1840-1912)

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Profession: Civil engineer, Engineer

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