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Canvass White

  • Birth 8 Sep 1790 Whitestown, Oneida County, New York, USA
  • Death 18 Dec 1834 Saint Augustine, St. Johns County, Florida, USA
  • Burial Princeton, Mercer County, New Jersey, USA
  • Memorial ID 4461

Inventor, Civil Engineer. The inventor of water proof cement, he helped design the Erie Canal, and was the chief engineer for construction of the Delaware and Raritan Canal.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 1 Feb 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 4461
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Canvass White (8 Sep 1790–18 Dec 1834), Find A Grave Memorial no. 4461, citing Princeton Cemetery, Princeton, Mercer County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .