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Joseph Baker Davis

Joseph Baker Davis

Years at Michigan: 1872 - 1920
Engineering
| Civil |
Professor of Civil Engineering

Professor Emeritus

Faculty Member Resources

September 1, 1889
The Michigan Engineer
September 1, 1891
The Michigan Technic
September 1, 1903
The Michigan Technic
September 1, 1906
History of the University of Michigan
November 1, 1909
The Michigan Alumnus
March 1, 1917
The Michigan Technic
June 1, 1920
The Michigan Alumnus
March 1, 1926
The Michigan Engineer