Hugh Lincoln Cooper
Born in Houston County in Sheldon, Minnesota, Cooper was a self-educated civil engineer. He worked throughout the United States, Canada, Brazil, Egypt, and Soviet Union. During World War I he served as a supervising engineer in the US Army Corps of Engineers.
- Toronto Power Generating Station, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada (1906)
- Wilson Dam, Shoals Shore, Alabama (1918-1924)
- Keokuk Dam, Hamilton, Illinois and Keokuk, Iowa (1910-1913)
- Lake Zumbro Hydroelectric Generating Plant, Rochester, Minnesota (1919)
- Dniprohes, Soviet Union (now Zaporizhia, Ukraine) (1927-1932) — upon completion of the project, Hugh Cooper was awarded Order of the Red Banner of Labour
- Hugh Lincoln Cooper at the American Society of Civil Engineers website.
- M. Bourke-White, Image of Col. Hugh L. Cooper supervising the building of the great dam across the Dineper River. Life Magazine, 1931.
- Hugh L. Cooper speaks to MIT civil engineers, January 1915.
- H. Dorn (1979). "Hugh Lincoln Cooper and the First Détente". Technology and Culture. 20 (2): 322–347. doi:10.2307/3103869.