John Roebling Death Cause and Date

John Roebling's Death

Born (Birthday) June 12, 1806

Death Date July 22, 1869

Age of Death 63 years

Cause of Death Tetanus

Profession Engineer

The engineer John Roebling died at the age of 63. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Remembered best for designing the Brooklyn Bridge, this 19th-century civil engineer helmed numerous other major projects, including the Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge; the Allegheny Bridge in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and the John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge (which connects Ohio and Kentucky).

A native of Muhlhausen, Germany (then Prussia), Roebling grew up with three older siblings. His marriage to Johanna Herting produced five sons and four daughters; his oldest son, Washington Roebling, also contributed to the design and construction of the Brooklyn Bridge.