- James Buchanan,1820–87, U.S. engineer and inventor.
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Eads has been called as potent as a great general in clearing the upper Mississippi.
The discussion before the Senate committee was one of the crises in Eads's life.
The other, the Saint Louis company, from the first had Eads as its chief engineer.
For this undertaking, as for his previous ones, Eads invented many devices.
And it is known that in helping the sufferers with his private means, Eads was as charitable as ever.