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Memorable Manitobans: Ernest Edmund Brydone-Jack (c1872-1960)


Born at Fredericton, New Brunswick around 1872, he had been involved with engineering projects in the United States, and had been Dean of Engineering at the University of New Brunswick when he came to Winnipeg in 1907 as Professor of Civil Engineering. He was Chairman of the board of inquiry into the Lions Gate bridge. He retired to southern California where he died at Joshua Tree in June 1960. He was buried at Petaluma, California.

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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Elm Park Steel Truss Bridge (Riverdale Street, Winnipeg)


“First U of M faculty head dies in States,” Winnipeg Free Press, 13 June 1960. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B12, page 32]

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 29 December 2016

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