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George Parker Pearson

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George Parker Pearson ( -1942)

1946 Obituary [1]

GEORGE PARKER PEARSON, whose death occurred on 6th September 1942, was elected a Companion of the Institution in 1936. In addition he was Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers. He received his education at the Leicester Technical School and served his pupilage under the engineer and surveyor of the Wigston Magna and Hinckley Urban District Councils from 1903 to 1905. After five years' experience as assistant engineer and surveyor to these authorities he was appointed engineer and surveyor to the Leake Rural District Council.

Three years later he became borough engineer at Marlborough. After practising on his own account from 1920 to 1927 he established the firm of Messrs. Parker, Pearson and Ross Hooper, consulting engineers, of Chippenham, Wilts, with which he was associated up to the time of his death.

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