Hugh Beaver

Hugh Beaver

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Sir Hugh Eyre Campbell Beaver, KBE, (Johannesburg, South Africa, 1890 - London, 1967) was a British engineer, industrialist, and founder of the Guinness Book of Records. Educated at Wellington College, Berkshire after which he spent two years in the Indian Police force from 1910. In 1921 he returned to England, before joining Sir Alexander Gibb & Partners, Engineers. In 1931 the firm was commissioned by the Canadian government to conduct a survey of its national ports. Beaver spent seven months in Canada, during which time he was asked to supervise the rebuilding of the Port of St John, New Brunswick, which had been destroyed by fire. He was a partner of the firm from 1932-1942, and Director General and Controller General of the Ministry of Works from 1940-1945.show more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 91g
  • Chrono Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136731541
  • 9786136731544