Cleveland S. Rockwell
American artistDied when: 69 years 118 days (831 months)
Star Sign: Sagittarius
Cleveland Salter Rockwell (November 24, 1837 – March 22, 1907) was an American topographical engineer, cartographer, military officer, investor, and landscape painter.He spent his professional career as a survey engineer in the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey.
Rockwell conducted numerous coastal surveys and mapped harbors and river systems on the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of the United States.
He also surveyed areas in South America.During the American Civil War, Rockwell served as a captain in the Union Army.
After retiring from the Coastal Survey, he became a successful investor and landscape painter.Today, Cleveland Rockwell's topographical maps are important historical documents and his art work is well known in the Pacific Northwest.