in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building. 570 words.
Canning, Sir Samuel (1823–1908), civil and electrical engineer, was born at Ogbourne St Andrew, Wiltshire, on 21 July 1823, the son of Robert Canning of Ogbourne St Andrew, and his wife,...