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Henry St Leger Coppée, 1853-1901

Nationality: American
Date of Birth: 1853
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Date of Death: 1901
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Identity:

Henry St Leger Coppée was a civil engineer.

Life:

Coppée studied at Lehigh University, graduating in 1872. From 1872-76 he practiced as a railway engineer. He was assistant U.S. engineer in charge of U.S. levees in Mississippi and from 1876-78, he worked for the Bethlehem Iron Company. Later he worked for the U.S. Engineering corps on river and harbour improvement.

Bibliography:

Who Was Who in America, 1897-1942, vol. 1, Chicago, 1943.