Bernard Elbert Gray Papers, 1927 -- 1983


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0.75 Cubic Feet

Bernard Elbert Gray was born in Andover, Massachusetts in 1888. He graduated from Tufts University with a B.S. in Civil Engineering in 1911. During his summer vacations he worked for the Massachusetts Highway Commission. After graduation, he joined the Commission full time as an Assistant Division Engineer engaged in building roads and bridges. From 1916-1918 he worked for the U.S. Bureau of Public Roads which he rejoined (after a year in the military during World War I) as Senior Highway Engineer supervising Federal Aid projects. Starting in 1921 he worked for the West Virginia State Roads Commission in various positions and advanced asphalt technology.

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