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CHARLES KELLER - (1868-?) - Army Engineer, born
Rochester, N.Y. Graduated at West Point (1890) and rose
regularly through grades to Major (1907) when placed in
charage of the U.S. Lake Survey and 11th Lighthouse
District at Detroit, Mich. Became assistant to Chief of
Engineers (1916) and when World War I started, assisted
in removing government restrictions on water power
furnished by Niagra River. As Brigadier-General in
national army went to France as deputy chief engineer,
A.E.F. On return, was member of Board of Engineers for
rivers and harbors, appointed Colonel in regular army
(1920), and (1921) engineer commissioneer of the district
of columbia. On retiring (1923) became associated with
engineering firm.