Leadership

Louis Edwin Hawes.

Issue 7 and Volume 49.

Louis Edwin Hawes. Mr. Louis Edwin Hawes, a prominent civil and hydraulic engineer, died of apoplexy at his home in Wakefield, Mass., on January 26. He was born in Springfield in 1860, and was graduated from the Worcester Polytechnic School in 1882. After graduation he became assistant superintendent of waterworks at Northboro. In 1883 he became assistant engineer on the construction of the waterworks at Wakefield. In 1892 he made surveys and plans for the Wakefield system of sewers, and in 1895 was chosen chairman of the sewerage commission of that city. For the past thirty years he has been prominent in the construction of waterworks systems throughout New England. He was a member of the American Society’ of Civil Engineers, the Boston Society of Civil Engineers, and the New England Water Works Association.

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