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Ernest W. Wiggin

Ernest W. Wiggin was a Civil Engineer who lived and worked out of New Haven, Connecticut in the early decades of the 1900s. He was a member of the Connecticut Society of Civil Engineers; in the CSCE 1912 roster of members, Wiggin is listed as a Bridge Engineer. At Dumbarton Oaks, Wiggin consulted on retaining walls and landscape grading for the terraces Beatrix Farrand built east of the mansion.

 

References:

1930 United States Census (Population Schedule), New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut; p. 13A, Line 1, Ernest W. Wiggin household; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com, accessed August 6, 2014); citing NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 278.

Connecticut Society of Civil Engineers. "Twenty-Eighth Annual Meeting: List of Members." CSCE.org. 1912. http://www.csce.org/images/1912_12_CharterMembers_Members.pdf

Garden Archives Drawings.