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L. W. Gill

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L. W. Gill (1871- )

1922 M.Sc., M.E.I.C., M.A.S.M.E., A.M.A.I.E.E., Director of Tech. Education, Dominion of Canada; b. 1871; s. of Abraham Gill, Prince Edward Island. Ed. Public School Training: McGill University, Harvard University. Gold Medal on graduation, 1851 Ex. School (2 years). Career: Entered McGill University, 1892; Graduated, Mech. Eng., 1896, with Hons., including Gold Medal; 1897—Post Graduate Course in Elec. Eng.; 'goo— Prof. of General Eng., School of Min., Queen's University, Kingston; 1901-5—organized Departments of Civil, Elec. and Mech. Eng., Queen's University; appointed Prof. of Mech. and Elec. Eng., and later Prof. Elec. Eng.; designed and installed a Central Heating Plant for Queen's University; served as Cons. Engr. in connection with a variety of industrial work. Publ.: Papers on " Magnetic Hysteresis," and " Distribution of Magnetism in Iron Rods," Phil. Magazines; Text Book on Elementary Elec. Eng. Clubs: Rideau, University, Ottawa. Address: Dept. of Labour, Ottawa.

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