William Langer



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This letter, dated March 25, 1955, from United States (US) Senator William Langer to Major General Samuel D. Sturgis, Jr., Chief of Engineers for the Department of the Army, refers to an enclosed letter Langer has received from a group of farmers downstream of Garrison Dam who have lost substantial acreage to erosion due to factors related to the construction of the dam. Langer asks Sturgis to provide a report on the erosion described by the farmers and any measures planned to remedy the situation. The letter mentioned as enclosed was not attached to this letter in Langer's papers.

See also:

Letter from Nate Olds et al. to Senator Langer Regarding Erosion Along Missouri River Downstream of Garrison Dam, February 1, 1955

Letter From Louis L. De Noya to Senator Langer Regarding Erosion Downstream of the Garrison Dam, March 30, 1955

Letter from E. C. Itschner to Senator Langer Regarding Erosion Downstream of the Garrison Dam, May 2, 1955

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downstream, erosion, Missouri River, Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir, farmland

Organizations Referenced

US Department of the Army, US Army Corps of Engineers

People Referenced

Nate Olds, Charles W. Russell, Melvin Marline, Byron Grannis, William Langer, Samuel D. Sturgis

Letter from Senator Langer to Samuel D. Sturgis, Jr. Regarding Erosion Downstream of Garrison Dam, March 25, 1955