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Roebling, Emily Warrenlocked

(23 September 1843–28 February 1903)
  • Marilyn E. Weigold

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Roebling, Emily Warren (23 September 1843–28 February 1903), surrogate chief engineer of the Brooklyn Bridge, was born Emily Warren in Cold Spring, Putnam County, New York, to Sylvanus Warren, a New York State assemblyman and supervisor of Philipstown, New York, and Phebe Lickley Warren. As a young woman Emily excelled as an equestrian, but this activity was superseded by academic pursuits when her brother ...

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