Maurice KOECHLIN

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Industrialist, Businessman

FrenchBorn Maurice KOECHLIN

French-Swiss structural engineer

Born on March 08, 1856 in Buhl, France , France

Died on January 14, 1946 in Veytaux, Switzerland

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Born in Buhl, Haut-Rhin, he studied at the lycée in Mulhouse then at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology under Carl Culmann.



Much of his work was in the service of Gustave Eiffel and his major structural designs were: Garabit viaduct, (1880-1884); Armature for the Statue of Liberty - in collaboration with Frédéric Bartholdi, (1884); and Eiffel Tower, (1887-1889).

...   Born in Buhl, Haut-Rhin, he studied at the lycée in Mulhouse then at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology under Carl Culmann.



Much of his work was in the service of Gustave Eiffel and his major structural designs were: Garabit viaduct, (1880-1884); Armature for the Statue of Liberty - in collaboration with Frédéric Bartholdi, (1884); and Eiffel Tower, (1887-1889).



Married to Emma Rossier in 1886, they had six children. Maurice and Emma were life long members of the Plymouth Brethren. He died in Veytaux, Switzerland.



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