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Davis Hurd
Davis Hurd
American, 1788 - 1868
Biography: Davis Hurd was born in Arlington, Vermont on 12 April 1788. As a young man, he worked as a shoemaker. In 1820, he was appointed resident engineer on the Erie Canal and he later served as chief engineer on the Farmington Canal. He died in Royalton, New York in 1868.