- George Washington,1858–1928, U.S. major general and engineer: chief engineer of the Panama Canal 1907–14; governor of the Canal Zone 1914–16.
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A token, in admiration of your skill, from Goethals the younger: Mr. McElroy!Sunlight Patch
Credo Fitch Harris
And then there is the Goethals way of managing a labor camp.They Who Knock at Our Gates
Perhaps no such statue of Goethals ever will stand at Panama, but there is no need.The Panama Canal
Frederic Jennings Haskin
Never once while he was in Panama did Colonel Goethals appear in uniform.
They had expected to make Colonel Goethals do what they wanted.