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James Terry Gardiner

American sureyor and engineer


Why is this person notable and influential?

From Wikipedia

James Terry Gardiner was an American surveyor and engineer.Biography Gardiner was born in Troy, New York, the son of Daniel Gardiner and Ann Terry Gardiner. He briefly attended Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the Sheffield Scientific School. In 1863 he traveled on horseback to California with his boyhood friend, Clarence King. Upon his arrival in San Francisco, he worked for the United States Army Corps of Engineers as a civilian assistant and participated in the construction of fortifications on the coast and on Angel Island.

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What schools is this person affiliated with?

Yale School of Engineering & Applied Science

Engineering school of Yale University

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Private research university in Troy, New York, United States