TITLE

Floyd Dominy, the colossus of dams, dies at 100

AUTHOR(S)
Couch, Julianne
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
High Country News;5/10/2010, Vol. 42 Issue 8, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Obituary
ABSTRACT
An obituary for Floyd Dominy of the U.S. Department of Agriculture is presented.
ACCESSION #
50741103

 

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