The Levee

LEVEE HISTORY



CHIEF ENGINEERS


Eight individuals have served as Chief Engineers and guided the activities and fortunes of the Yazoo-Mississippi Delta Levee District for the past 129 years:

  • T.G. Dabney served the Yazoo-Mississippi Delta Levee District as Chief Engineer from 1884 to 1920 and had further service as Consulting Engineer.

  • W.L. Head served as Assistant Engineer and as Chief Engineer from 1920 to 1930.

  • N.E. Offenheiser served as Assistant Engineer and as Chief Engineer from 1930 to 1942.

  • W.T. McKie served as Assistant Engineer and as Chief Engineer from 1942 to 1964.

  • Joseph F. Mooney served as Chief Engineer from 1964 to 1991 and has had further service as Consulting Engineer from 1991 to 2000.

  • Kenneth Weiland served as Chief Engineer from 1991 to 2000.

  • Kelly Greenwood served as Chief Engineer from 2002 to 2013.

  • Bruce Cook currently serves as Chief Engineer.