5276. Prof. Robert Lemuel Sackett, 1867–, son of (2626) Lemuel M. Sackett and Emily L. Cole, was married, July 22, 1896, to Mary Lyon Coggleshall, daughter of John Coggleshall, of Fountain City, Mich. He graduated from the Mount Clemens High School; taught school for a year and then went to the University of Michigan, and graduated from the engineering course in 1891. Immediately thereafter he took a position with the U. S. Government on river and harbor surveying. Later he resigned and accepted an appointment as Professor of Mathematics at Earlham College, and there developed the department of civil engineering, of which he was made head. He resigned this position and was elected Professor of Sanitary Engineering and Hydraulics at Pardue University, Lafayette, Ind. He took his Master's degree at University of Michigan in 1896. Has made special investigations for the U. S. Geological Survey, and is consulting engineer to the Indiana State Board of Health, and to several hospital commissions. His special work is designing of sewage disposal works and water supply engineering.


8900. Ralph Lemuel Sackett, b. Dec. 16, 1897.
8901. Frances Lucinda Sackett, b. July 5, 1902.

—Weygant, The Sacketts of America