Definition of George washington goethals
1. Noun. United States army officer and engineer who supervised the construction of the Panama Canal (1858-1928).
Lexicographical Neighbors of George Washington Goethals
Literary usage of George washington goethals
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Beginner's History by William Harrison Mace (1921)
"george washington goethals, CHIEF ENGINEER OF THE PANAMA CANAL 196. The Panama Canal. In the great rush of gold seekers to the Pacific coast, ..."
2. Heroes of Progress: Stories of Sucessful Americans by Eva March Tappan (1921)
"... george washington goethals BUILDER OF THE PANAMA CANAL 1858- 1916, the Panama Canal opened to commerce I WONDER how many children, when they first ..."
3. Heroes of To-day: John Muir, John Burroughs, Wilfred Grenfell, Robert F by Mary Rosetta Parkman (1917)
"... has a name like george washington goethals he must have something out of the ordinary about him to let it pass with his companions on the playground. ..."
4. Our Foreign-born Citizens: What They Have Done for America by Annie E. S. Beard (1922)
"... THE BUILDER OF THE PANAMA CANAL george washington goethals EARLY in the nineteenth century there came to America from Holland a man and his wife, ..."
5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1914)
"... for eminence in the application of science to the public welfare," to Colonel george washington goethals and Brigadier General William Crawford Gorgas. ..."
6. The Panama Canal by Frederic Jennings Haskin (1913)
"george washington goethals was summoned to the White House and informed by the President that it had been determined to build the Panama Canal under the ..."