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John Duncan Campbell Couper (1876-1962) C.B.E., M.A.(Cantab. ), M.Inst.C.E., M.I.Mech.E., Cons. Engr.
1876 Born son of John Couper, M.D., F.R.C.S.
Educated at Winchester College and Trinity College, Cambridge.
Training: Cambridge University. Major Sch., Trinity College, Cambridge, 1897; 1st Class Mech. Sciences Tripos, 1897.
Articled to Sir John Wolfe Barry, K.C.B., F.R.S.
1900 Asst. Engr., New Dock Works, Grangemouth, N.B.
1904 Resident Engr., Kensington and Hammersmith Section, G.N., Piccadilly and Brompton Railway.
1905 Resident Engr., New Dock Works, Newport, Mon.
1912 Member of I Mech E
1914 Engr. to Alexandra (Newport and S. Wales), Docks and Railway. Co.
1917 Deputy Dir. of Docks (Eng.), B.E.F., France (Col. R.E.)
1919 Dir. of Docks, B.E.F., France
1922 Partner in firm of Couper and Wickham, Cowley Street, Westminster
By 1926 of Couper and Ker
By 1940 was a partner in Livesey and Henderson
WWII Member of the K. C. D. Group
1953 retired from Livesey and Henderson
1962 Died in Wokingham