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George McLean Gibson

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George McLean Gibson (1877- )

1922 O.B.E., Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., M.I.Mech.E., M.C.I., Civil Engineer (Docks, Harbours, Buildings, etc.), Office of Housing Commissioner, Quebec House, Quebec Street, Leeds. T. A.: " Housing, Leeds." T. N.: 27434 Leeds. b. 1877. Ed. Leylands Private School, Hornsea, East Yorks, and Kingston-upon-Hull Municipal Technical School. Articles with Freeman, Son and Gaskell, Consulting Engineers, Hull. Two years Draughtsman with Wright and Son, Constructional Engineers, Hull; 2 years Chief Assistant with John M. Dossor, F.R.I.B.A., Architect, Hull; 8-i years Assistant Engineer, North Eastern Railway, Dock Engineer's Department; 4 years Chief Assistant to Resident Engineer, Blyth Harbour Commissioners. Now Deputy Housing Commissioner, Region B (Yorkshire). Chief Works: River walls, quays, warehouses, ferro-concrete structures, telpher and conveyor coal handling plants, dredging, etc. War Services.—Four and a half years Division Officer in charge of Construction, Royal Arsenal, Woolwich Ic (as Assistant Superintendent, Building Works Department). Also in charge of organization and construction of temporary housing for munition workers.


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