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COMPREHENSIVE FLOOD-CONTROL PLANS

ON H. R. 9640

HEARINGS

BEFORE THE

COMMITTEE ON FLOOD CONTROL
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

SEVENTY-SIXTH CONGRESS

THIRD SESSION

ON

H. R. 9640

A BILL AUTHORIZING THE CONSTRUCTION OF CERTAIN
PUBLIC WORKS ON RIVERS AND HARBORS
FOR FLOOD CONTROL, AND FOR

OTHER PURPOSES

MARCH 18 TO APRIL 9, 1940

Printed for the use of the Committee on Flood ('ontrol

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COMMITTEE ON FLOOD CONTROL

WILL M. WHITTINGTON, Mississippi, Chairman MON C. WALLGREN, Washington

HARRY L. ENGLEBRIGHT, California ROBERT T. SECREST, Ohio

CHARLES R. CLASON, Massachusetts LEX GREEN, Florida

EARL R. LEWIS, Ohio LEO KOCIALKOWSKI, Illinois

HARVE TIBBOTT, Pennsylvania A, LEONARD ALLEN, Louisiana

CARL T, CURTIS, Nebraska VINCENT F. HARRINGTON, Iowa

THOMAS R. BALL, Connecticut
JERRY VOORHIS, California

H. CARL ANDERSEN, Minnesota
KENT E, KELLER, Illinois
W. R. POAGE, Texas
H. K. CLAYPOOL, Ohio
WADE KITCHENS, Arkansas
JOSEPH A. MCARDLE, Pennsylvania

H. E. WILKINSON, Jr., Clerk
II

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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Statement of -

Page

Allen, Hon. A. Leonard, Representative in Congress from the State

of Louisiana---

978

Allen, J. S., chief engineer, Board of Mississippi Levee Commis-
sioners

664
Allman, Rex, Forsythe, Mo.-

319
Angell, Hon. Homer D., Representative in Congress from the State of
Oregon

1000
Ault, Hon. E. S., Cartersville, Ga---

734

Austin, Hon. Warren R., United States Senator from the State of

Vermont

838

Ball, Hon. Thomas R., Representative in Congress from the State of

Connecticut

849

Beck, B. A., Sunbury, Pa..

83

Beckworth, Hon. Lindley, Representative in Congress from the State
of Texas

709

Benefield, M. J., manager, Chamber of Commerce of Brady, Tex_.

474

Bennett, Charles J., chairman, flood-control commission, Hartford,

Conn.

54

Bernard, Merrill, Chief, River and Harbor Flood Division, Weather
Bureau---

822
Besson, Col. F. S., district engineer, Galveston, Tex.--

407, 438
Bradford, J. W., President of the Yazoo-Delta Levee Board.

673
Bragdon, Lt. Col. John S., district engineer, Providence, R. I.

73, 85

Brooks, J. M., mayor, Pineville, Ky.

865

Brooks, Hon. Overton, Representative in Congress from the State of

Louisiana

973

Burke, John J., president of town council of East Hartford, Conn.- 51

Call, Irving H., commissioner of public works, North Adams, Mass..

Campbell, Hon. Phil, Washington, D. C.--

622

Carlson, Hon. Frank, Representative in Congress from the State of

Kansas.-

242

Cartwright, Hon. Wilburn, Representative in Congress from the State

of Oklahoma--

871

Case, Hon. Francis, Representative in Congress from the State of

South Dakota----

646, 902

Chandler, E. L., chief engineer, Chattanooga Flood Protection District 187

Christian, C. S., chief engineer, Arkansas Flood Control Commis-

sion-

368

Cluett, Hon. E. Harold, Representative in Congress from the State

of New York.

856

Coffman, Layton, Harrison, Ark.

366

Cook, Charles B__

55

Costello, Hon. John M., Representative in Congress from the State

of California--

945

Covell, Lt. Col. W. E. R., district engineer, Pittsburgh, Pa-

113

Crowe, Hon. Eugene B., Representative in Congress from the State

of Indiana.--

141, 957

Daniels, A. Millard, president, L. L. Brown Paper Co----

46

Deal, J. C., chairman, Board of the Upper Colorado River Authority-- 469

De Buske, Clarence, Beaumont, Tex---

700

Delta Council Executive Committee, W. T. Wynn, chairman.

672

Dempsey, Hon. John J., Representative in Congress from the State
of New Mexico.--.

696
Disney, Hon. Wesley E., Representative in Congress from the State
of Oklahoma---

738, 744, 878

33

Statement of-Continued.

Page

Edgar, R. E., secretary, Tri-State Anthority ---

130

Edmiston, Hon. Andrew, Representative in ('ongress from the State

of West Virginia---

164

Eisenhower, J. S., coordinator, Office of Land V'se Coordination, De-

partment of Agriculture -

793

Elliott, Hon. Alfred J., Representative in Congress from the State
of California---

542, 578, 918
Ellis, Hon. ('lycle T., Representative in Congress from the State of
of Arkansas.

333, 907

Elston, Hon. Charles H., Representative in Congress from the State

of Ohio.

110,993

Farish, H. P., Greenville, Miss

670

Fenton, Hon. Ivor D., Representative in Congress from the State

of Pennsylvania.-

861

Ferguson, Hon. Phil, Representative in ('ongress from the State

of Oklahoma

906

Ferguson, Ralph, Marshall, Ark_

360

Fernandez, Hon. J. O., Representative in ('ongress from the State of

Louisiana-

998

FitzHugh, Alexander, Vicksburgh, Miss

670

Fitzhugh, Thomas, chairman, Arkansas Department of Public

Utilities

337

Flaherty, Hubert W., special engineer, Adams, Mass.-

4+

Fletcher, R. V., counsel of the Association of American Railroads,

Washington, D. C..

749

Follette, David, Adams, Mass.

19

Ford, Hon. Leland M., Representative in Congress from the State

of California.--

192, 932

Ford, Hon. Thomas F., Representative in ('ongress from the State of

California.

493

Fuller, M. Z. L., secretary, Chattanooga Flood Protection District. 206
Garrett, Hon. Clyde L., Representative in ('ongress from the State
of Texas_.

9:36

Gathings, Hon. E. C., Representative in Congress from the State of

Arkansas

880

Gearhart, Hon. B. W., Representative in ('ongress from the State of

California.

542, 950

Geismer, Henry G., personal representative of Gov. Frank M. Dixon,

of Alabama--

738

George, Hon. Walter F., United States Senator from the State of

Georgia---

714, 889, 891

Geyer, Hon. Lee E., Representative in ('ongress from the State of

California

946

Glovsky, Harry A., city solicitor, North Adams, Mass..

37

Griffith, Hon. John K., Representative in ('ongress from the State of

Louisiana.

998

Hackler, Hugh, Mountain Home, Ark..

302
Haehl, H. L., civil engineer---

567
Hall, Col. Charles L., District of New York, and division engineer,
North Atlantic Division----

23, 104

Hall, Hon. Edwin A., Representative in Congress from the State of

New York-

8.58

Hall, W. Carlton, Coffeyville, Kans_

629
Hand, George B., civil engineer, New York, New Haven & Hartford
Railroad

56, 72

Hand, James, Jr., Rolling Fork, Miss_

668

Hardin, Capt. J. R., River and Harbor Section, Office of Chief of

Engineers.

400

Hedger, H. E., chief engineer, Los Angeles County Flood ('ontrol

District

494

Hedley, W, J., construction engineer, Wabash Railroad, St. Louis,

Mo.-----

Henderson, George L., civil engineer.

578

Henry, L. A., engineer and director of the Arkansas State Planning

Board

348

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Statement of Continued.

Page

Hill, Hon. Lister, United States Senator from the State of Ala-

bama--

714, 99

Hinshaw, Hon. Carl, Representative in Congress from the State of

California.

192, 881

Hobbs, Hon. Sam, Representative in Congress from the State of

Alabama..

770

Holoway, W. R., chief engineer, Grand River Dam Authority-

710

Hopkins, A. S., Neodesha, Kans.--

625

Jenkins, Hon. Thomas A., Representative in Congress from the State

of Ohio.

147

Jennings, Hon. John, Representative in Congress from the State of

Tennessee

882

Jensen, Hon. Ben F., Representative in ('ongress from the State of

Iowa

108

Jessup, Roger, chairman, board of supervisors, Los Angeles ('ounty - 517

Johnson, Hon. Edwin A., United States Senator from the State of

Colorado---

624

Johnson, Hon. George W., Representative in Congress from the State
of West Virginia --

138

Johnson, Hon. Jed, Representative in Congress from the State of

Oklahoma..

937

Johnson, Hon. Luther A., Representative in Congress from the State

of Texas --

956

Johuston, Henry S., member of board of selectmen, West Springfield,
Massachusetts..

JT
Jordan, Alan N., executive secretary, Ohio Valley ('onservation and
Flood ('ontrol Congress_

153

Kaupke, Charles L., engineer, Kings River Pine Flat Association. 516

Kefauver, Hon. Estes, Representative in Congress from the State

of Tennessee.

183, 218, 982

Kennedy, Hal. W., assistant counsel, Los Angeles County --

517
Kitchens, Hon. W'ade H., Representative in ('ongress from the State
of Arkansas---

961
Knapp, George, special engineer, Southern Pacific ('o., Houston,
Tex

482, 702
Knapp, George S., chief engineer, division of water resources of the
Kansas State Board of Agriculture -

251
Kruszyna, Frank, member of board of selectmen, Adams, Mass..
Lea, Hon. Clarence F., Representative in Congress from the State
of California --

748, 775
Lewis, Hon. Lawrence, Representative in Congress from the State
of Colorado---

597
Lodge, Hon. Henry (abot, Jr., United States Senator from the State
of Massachusetts.-

22, 90.5
Logsdon, C. L., Zanesville, Ohio.

151
Long, J. H., Huntington, W. Va.

147
Me('abe, T. J., Mountain Home, Ark.

364
McCall, John D., general counsel of the Brazos River Conservation
and Reclamation District..

420
McClure, W. (., Secretary of Arkansas State Flood ('ontrol Com-
mission

376

McNamara, H. (., Stoneville, Miss.-

671

McNaughton, Roy, chairman, Grand River Dam authority

747

Maher, Edward, city engineer, Holyoke, Mass.-

06

Maloney, Hon. Paul H., Representative in Congress from the State

of Louisiana

988

Mansfield, Hon. J. J., Representative in ('ongress from the State of

Texas

1002

Marks, Col. Edwin H., division engineer, Ohio River Division, Cin-
cinnati, Ohio --

109, 13), 164
Marr, V. E., Coyville, Kans.-

623, 625
Massingale, Hon. Sam C., Representative in Congress from the State
of Oklahoma

958

Mathis, Ross, Cotton Plant, Ark..

322

May, Hon. A. J., Representative in Congress from the State of

Kentucky--

139, 896

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