Mulholland Collapse Of The San Francis Dam

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On March 12, 1928, the San Francis Dam (made by William Mulholland) collapsed 12 hours after he and his assistant gave it a safety inspection. The broken dam caused about 450 people to be killed. This was the cause of William Mulholland 's horrible reputation. His career came to an end and he lost everyone 's high respect. Some of the people even wanted him to die because he was the cause of them losing some of their family members. Since he didn 't want to cause anymore trouble than there already was, he decided to accept the blame and carry it on his shoulders all alone. Even though it was difficult for him, he took full responsibility for everything that he was accused of. Luckily, the court did not find him guilty. William Mulholland

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