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1897 The Institution of Heating and Ventilating Engineers was founded; the first president was John Grundy Junior (elected in 1898).
1899 Walter Jones became president
1906-7 William Nelson Haden was president
1909 the Illuminating Engineering Society was founded.
1909 Walter Yates was president
1910 Charles Ingham Haden became president
1911 Oliver Matthews Row was president
1912 Charles Roland Honiball was president
1915 Herbert Hamilton Grundy became president
1916 Sam Naylor became president
1918 Edgar Herring was president
1920 Walter William Nobbs was president
1921 Frank Biggin was president
1922 A. H. Barker was president
1926 Oswald Stott was president
1927 J. L. Musgrave was president
1929 John Roger Preston was president
1931 Sam Fox was president
1934 Comyn Ching was president
1937 Charles Richard Allensby became president
1938 George Nelson Haden was president
1939 R. G. Crittall was president
1944 Oscar Faber became president
1976 Amalgamated with the Illuminating Engineering Society; with a Royal Charter, the combined body became the Chartered Institution of Building Services.
1985 The title was changed to the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers.