Joseph Strauss

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Birthday
9, 1870
Birthplace
Cincinnati, OH
Death Date
May 16, 1938 (68)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
9, 1870
Birthplace
Cincinnati, OH
Death Date
May 16, 1938 (68)

About

American structural engineer who was the Chief Engineer of the Golden Gate Bridge.

Before Fame

He served as class president at the University of Cincinnati, where he graduated in 1892.

Trivia

There is a large statue of him on the San Francisco side of the Golden Gate Bridge.

Family Life

His mother was a pianist and his father was a writer and painter.

Associated With

He named a bridge that he designed, which spans the Columbia River, after Meriwether Lewis and his partner William Clark.