Engineers / Henry D. Dewell
Henry Dievendorf Dewell graduated from University of California, Berkeley in 1906. Henry provided consulting services through Galloway and Markwart and his own private practice throughout the span of his career. He served as chief engineer during the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition, which resulted in the construction of structures such as the Palace of Fine Arts. He was active in educating and advocating for seismic awareness and design through his numerous publications and public speaking events during the early 20th century. He wrote many articles pertaining to seismology and structural response during seismic events, in addition to authoring an early design guide for timber construction titled Timber Framing. Henry also took various leadership positions in American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and served as an editor for the first Uniform Building Code in 1922.
- SEAONC Charter Member (1930)
- American Society of Civil Engineers
- Seismological Society of America