Hattie Scott Peterson
|Hattie Scott Peterson|
Hattie T. Scott|
October 11, 1913
10 April 1993 (aged 79)|
In 1946, Peterson graduated from Howard University with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, and began working as a survey and cartographic engineer for the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in Sacramento, California in 1947.
Peterson was a member of the National Technical Association, the American Society of Photogrammetry, and the Unitarian Church. She died on April 10, 1993 in Sacramento. She and her husband left an endowment for scholarships at Howard University.
The Sacramento district of the USACE grants a Hattie Peterson Inspirational Award annually in her honor: "The purpose of the Hattie Peterson Award is to recognize the Sacramento District individual whose actions best exemplify the highest qualities of personal and professional perseverance through social challenges."
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