Elwood Mead Papers, 1900-1942


Elwood Mead Papers, 1900-1942

Elwood Mead Papers, 1900-1942


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United States. Bureau of Reclamation. Board of Review.

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Mead, Elwood, 1858-1936

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Elwood Mead (1858-1936) was territorial engineer and later, the first state engineer of Wyoming, 1888-1899, and author of its first water code. From 1899-1907, he was in charge of irrigation investigations for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. He was chairman of the Rivers and Water Supply Commission in Victoria, Australia, 1907-1915, professor of Rural Institutions at the University of California, 1915-1924, and Commissioner of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation from 1924 until his death in 1936....