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WILLIAM VOORHEES JUDSON - (1865-1923) - Army Engineer, born
Indianapolis, Indiana. Graduated at West Point 1888. Member
of U.S. Board of Engineers for river and harbors; harbor
inprovements at Galveston, etc. Instructor of military
engineering at U.S. Engineering School; Assistant to Corps
of Engineers, military attaché with Russian Army during
Russo-Japanese War; in charge of harbor inprovements and
lighthouse construction on Lake Michigan; engineer
commander of Washington D.C.; on duty with Panama Canal
committee; military attaché and chief of American military
mission to Russia (1917-18). Command Port of Embarkation of
New York (1918). Division Engineer of Northwestern
Division. Awarded DSM.