Correspondence, addresses, reports, and press releases on land settlement and irrigation projects in the Western States, Australia,
Professor of Rural Institute; born Switzerland County, Ind, Jan. 16, 1858; son of Daniel and Lucinda (Davis) Mead; B.S. Purdue
University, 1882; C.E. Iowa State College, 1883; Doctor of Engineering Purdue University, 1904. Assistant Engineer, U.S. Army,
1882; Professor Irrigation Engineering, Colorado Agricultural College. 1883; State Engineer, Wyoming, 1888; Chief of Irrigation
& Drainage Investigations, U.S.D.A., 1898; Chairman State Rivers & Water Supply Commission, Australia, 1907; Professor of
Rural Institutions, University of California, 1915, U S. Commissioner of Reclamation, April 1924 to date. Author: Irrigation Institutions, Helping Men Own Farms. Reports on Irrigation (U.S.D.A.). Member American Society of Civil Engineers, member British Institution, Engineers.
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