George Bates Nichols Tower

IntroAmerican civil engineer
Was Military officer 
Soldier 
Engineer 
Officer 
Civil engineer 
From United States of America 
Type Engineering 
Military 
Gendermale
Birth 1 January 1834 
Death 1 January 1889 

(aged 55 years)

George Bates Nichols Tower (1834 – 1889) was an American civil and mechanical engineer and Union naval officer during the American Civil War. He served for at least part of his term of service on the USS Canandaigua as chief engineer. He was also a Chandler Instructor in civil engineering at Dartmouth College.

In 1874, he wrote Instructions on Modern American Bridge Building.

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