Board of Works

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Board of Works

HANSON, Philip (1871 - 1955), late Chairman of the Board of Works, Ireland

WILLIAMS, Henry (1850 - 1933), Secretary Board of Public Works, Ireland, 1897–1917; retired

BRADDELL, Octavius Henry (1843 - 1921), late Accountant Board of Public Works, Ireland

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VAUDIN, William Marshall (1866 - 1919), Superintendent of Public Works and Surveys since 1901, and Chairman of the Local Board of Health since 1902; Chairman of the Agricultural Board, 1915, Seychelles

McIVER, William (1871 - 1930), JP, Director of Lands Settlement since 1922, Secretary for Lands since 1919, Chairman Closer Settlement Board since 1917, Member of Board of Land and Works, Victoria

HOLMES, George (Charles Vincent) (1848 - 1926), Chairman of Board of Public Works, Ireland, 1901–13; Hon. MINA

SCOTT, Denis Herbert (1899 - 1958), Chairman Revertex Ltd since 1938; Deputy-Chairman Public Works Loan Board since 1948; and Director of other Public Companies

BINNS, Joseph (1900 - 1975), Consulting Engineer; Chairman of Public Works Loans Board, 1970–72 (Deputy Chairman, 1958–70)

BEST, Edward Wallace (1917 - 1992), JP; Deputy Chairman, Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works, 1975–79

YOUNG, Arthur Primrose (1885 - 1977), Member, Factory and Welfare Advisory Board, Ministry of Labour, 1940–47; Founder Vice-President, Institution of Works Managers (Chairman, 1934–50)

WALKER, (Byron) Edmund (1848 - 1924), President, Canadian Bank of Commerce since 1907; Chairman, Board of Governors, University of Toronto; Member of the National Battlefields Commission of Canada; President of Board of Trustees of the National Gallery of Canada; President and Founder of the Champlain Society for publishing rare works on Canadian History

COOKE, William Henry (1843 - 1921), Secretary of the Chamber of Shipping of the United Kingdom and of the General Shipowners’ Society, London, 1880–1910; of the Shipowners’ Parliamentary Committee, 1893–1910, and of the Advisory Committee to the Board of Trade upon New Lighthouse Works, 1900–10

HINDLEY, Clement D. M. (1874 - 1944), Chairman, Racecourse Betting Control Board since 1928; Chairman, Codes of Practice Com. for Civil Engineering and Building under the Minister of Works and Planning since 1942; Member of Central Council for Works and Buildings; Member of Inland Water Survey Committee; Member of Fuel Efficiency Com., Ministry of Fuel and Power; Hon. Col RE; Member of Council of Institute of Welding

WATLINGTON, Henry William (1866 - 1942), Senior Partner Watlington and Conyers, Agents Furness-Bermuda Line, since 1908; Member Bermuda Colonial Parliament for Devonshire since 1906; Chairman Bermuda Board of Education since 1924; President Watlington Water Works; Treasurer Synod of the Church of England in Bermuda since 1916; President Bermudiana Hotel Co.; Chairman Bermuda Development Co.; Mayor, City of Hamilton, 1933–37

EDWARDS, Wilbraham Tollemache Arthur (1836 - 1929), President of the Board of Commissioners for the town of Curepîpe, 22 years; Chairman of the Board of the Mauritius Institute, Port Louis; was a sugar planter, and has been connected with promoting and carrying out of all the Sanitary Works in the Colony since 1872; Member of the Legislative Council for Pamplemousses and Savane for 22 years; Member of the Executive Council for 15 years

YOUNGER, James (Paton) (1891 - 1974), JP; Chairman: George Younger & Son Ltd, 1947–65; Scottish Central Glass Works Ltd, 1947–65; Western Regional Hospital Board, Scotland, 1955–63; United Caledonian Breweries Ltd, 1960–68; President, Tennent Caledonian Breweries Ltd, 1968, Hon. President, 1972; Lord Lieutenant, County of Clackmannan, 1955–66

CARTER, George (John) (1860 - 1922), Managing Director of Cammell Laird and Co. Limited, Birkenhead; Director of Coventry Ordnance Works, Ltd; President of the Shipbuilding Employers’ Federation; was Chairman of the Merchant Shipbuilding Advisory Committee to the Controller of Shipping, and later a Member of the Shipbuilding Council; Member of Council of Institute of Naval Architects, Federation of British Industries; Member of Committee, Lloyd’s Register; Member of the Mersey Docks and Harbour Board; Deputy Chairman of Liverpool Munitions Committee


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(Office of Public Works), established in 1831, reflecting the anxiety of British politicians to promote the economic improvement of Ireland and thus to reduce poverty and disorder. Consisting of three ...

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