Mr. J. Donovan Jacobs
1908-2000
Mr. J. Donovan Jacobs Emeritus
Retired Chairman , Jacobs Associates
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  • 1969
  • Civil & Environmental Engineering
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  • 1969
  • Civil & Environmental Engineering
Memorial Tribute

BY WILLIAM W. EDGERTON
SUBMITTED BY THE NAE HOME SECRETARY

JOSEPH DONOVAN JACOBS, a leader and innovator in the underground construction industry, died August 26, 2000, at the age of 91. Born on Christmas Eve 1908 in the small town of Motley, ...

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Election Citation
Contributions to the science and art of tunnel construction through the invention of the tunnel sliding floor for rapid excavation.