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Institution of Civil Engineers: Presidents

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Note: This is a sub-section of Institution of Civil Engineers

Past presidents have included - [1]

'It should be mentioned that in the ordinary course of rotation Isambard Kingdom Brunel would have succeeded Robert Stephenson, but Brunel requested that he might not then be put in nomination, owing to ill-health and the pressure of professional duties, and unhappily his early subsequent decease prevented any future opportunity being afforded him, which will always be a subject of regret in the annals of the institution that one so gifted and accomplished should not have appeared on their list of presidents.'[3]



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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1895/01/25
  2. The Engineer 1921/11/04
  3. The Engineer 1866/01/19, page 41.