Ferdinand de Lesseps
This individual is renowned for building the Suez Canal.
At age 26, this individual is put in charge of operations at the Culebra and Pacific end of the canal project in 1884.
Upon retiring in 1909, this individual is acknowledged as the indispensable force behind the American Canal Zone.
This distinguished secretary of state served under a president who was assassinated and his successor.
This rough-and-tumble western railroad man serves as chief engineer of the U.S. Panama canal project.
George Washington Goethals
This chief engineer of the U.S. Panama canal project is an American Army officer.
William Crawford Gorgas
This U.S. Army physician is assigned as the sanitary officer in the Panama Canal Zone in 1904.
In 1903, this individual collaborates with a rich, Wall Street attorney to foment a revolution in Panama.
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