Jacob Lott Ludlow

  • American


Jacob Lott Ludlow was Winston, North Carolina's first city engineer and the man responsible for establishing water supply and sewer systems in numerous cities and towns across North Carolina and elsewhere in the South during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. During his forty-year career, Ludlow gained a national reputation as a municipal, sanitary and hydraulic engineer who pioneered in efforts at achieving improved conveniences and more healthful living conditions. For twenty-five years he served on the North Carolina State Board of Health, and he played a leadership role in many professional organizations. - NRHP


Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Engineer Gwyn Avenue-Bridge Street Historic District Elkin
1886/11/20 J L Ludlow buys lot 382 at the SW corner of Summit and W 5th Streets from Frank and Ida C Miller for $1250.00. Home Col Jacob Lott Ludlow House Winston-Salem, NC
1888/00/00 Jacob L Ludlow engineers the first comprehensive water supply and sewage system in the state of North Carolina. Engineer Raleigh Water Tower Raleigh
1888/00/00 Jacob L Ludlow engineers the first comprehensive water supply and sewage system in the state of North Carolina. Engineer Raleigh Water Works and EB Bain Water Treatment Plant Raleigh
1890/00/00 Jacob Lott Ludlow designs the West End as a picturesque residential neighborhood. Engineer West End Historic District Winston-Salem, NC
1930/08/18 After a brief illness, Jacob Lott Ludlow dies. By his will, Ludlow provides that his residence at the corner of Summit and 5th Sts should be maintained as a home for his wife, Myra Hunt Ludlow, for as long as she wished to live there or until her death. Died Col Jacob Lott Ludlow House Winston-Salem, NC
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