Definition of John Roebling
1. Noun. United States engineer (born in Germany) who designed and began construction of the Brooklyn bridge (1806-1869).
Generic synonyms: Applied Scientist, Engineer, Technologist
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1. John A. Roebling: An Account of the Ceremonies at the Unveiling of a by Alfred Newton Barber, Edward Casper Stokes, Henry Dodge Estabrook (1908)
"How and where John Roebling found time to do all that he did—to attend scientific conventions ... John Roebling has not the leisure to wait upon any man. ..."
2. A History of the City of Newark, New Jersey: Embracing Practically Two and a by Frank John Urquhart (1913)
"John Roebling built the first suspension bridge of wire cables in 1844 over the Alleghany River. He then built the Monongahela suspension bridge at ..."
3. First Lessons in French by Baptiste Méras, Sigmon Martin Stern (1898)
"R. John Roebling a commencé le pont. Qui a achevé le pont ? R. Washington Roebling a achevé le pont. Quand John Roebling at-il commencé le pont ? ..."
4. Report of Hearings on H. R. 17530, to Prevent the Manufacture and Sale of by United States, Committee on the District of Columbia, Congress, House (1908)
"... presented to them as a gift by John Roebling, the multimillionaire son of Col. Washington Roebling, of Brooklyn Bridge fame. Mr. Roebling announced his ..."
5. What Happened Today? by Jill Norris, Sharon Rosenberger (2001)
"John Roebling designed the railway suspension bridge. It spanned Niagara Falls, connecting Canada ... Why? ^ What other structures did John Roebling design? ..."