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Salina in Saline County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Robert J. Paulette, P. E.

1886 - 1941

 

—City Engineer of Salina, 1925 - 1931 —

 
Robert J. Paulette, P. E. Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 10, 2016
1. Robert J. Paulette, P. E. Marker
Inscription.

In appreciation of
Robert J. Paulette, P. E.
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His vision and foresight paved the way for
a better and safer Salina.
His outstanding contribution
was the idea of local flood control
and the value of upstream storage
which has since become a reality
by means of Kanopolis Reservoir

 
Erected by City of Salina.
 
Location. 38° 50.417′ N, 97° 34.985′ W. Marker is in Salina, Kansas, in Saline County. Marker is at the intersection of Iron Avenue and the Smoky Hill River, on the right when traveling east on Iron Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1700 East Iron Avenue, Salina KS 67401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. War Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Jessie Gertrude Johnson (approx. ¼ mile away); Charles Edward Hyde (approx. 0.4 miles away); Col. William A. Phillips (approx. 1.1 miles away); Oakdale Memorial Gateway (approx. 1.1 miles away); Gen. John A. Logan
Robert J. Paulette, P. E. Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 10, 2016
2. Robert J. Paulette, P. E. Marker
Bridge over Smoky Hill River in background
(approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named War Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); Replica of the Statue of Liberty (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salina.
 
Also see . . .
1. History of the Kansas State Board of Technical Professions.
Kansas Professional Engineer license #1 was issued to R. J. Paulette in 1931
(Submitted on January 14, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

2. History of Kanapolis Dam and Reservoir. (Submitted on January 14, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Historic Floods of Kansas. (Submitted on January 14, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkDisastersMan-Made FeaturesWaterways & Vessels
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 14, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 190 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 14, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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