Othmar Ammann

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Birthday
26, 1879
Death Date
Sep 22, 1965 (86)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
26, 1879
Death Date
Sep 22, 1965 (86)

About

Swiss-American structural engineer who designed the George Washington Bridge, Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, and Bayonne Bridge.

Before Fame

He emigrated to the United States from Switzerland in 1904.

Trivia

He was one of the first recipients of the National Medal of Science for Behavioral and Social Science.

Family Life

He had three children with his first, wife Lilly Selma Wehrli, who he married in 1905.

Associated With

His most famous bridge was named after America's first President, George Washington.