Col. George W. Goethals, U.S.A.,
Chairman and Chief Engineer Isthmian Canal Commission.


George Washington Goethals (June 29, 1858 January 21, 1928) was a United States Army officer and civil engineer,
best known for his supervision of the construction and the opening of the Panama Canal.

Col. George W. Goethals

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1914 - 2014 100th Anniversary Panama Canal
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