Goethals George Washington

Goe·thals

(gō′thəlz), George Washington 1858-1928.
American army officer and engineer who directed the construction of the Panama Canal (1907-1914).
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.