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Charles Beresford Fox

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Charles Beresford Fox (1875-1912)

1912 Obituary [1]

CHARLES BERESFORD FOX, born on the 14th February, 1875, died at Toronto on the 16th April, 1912, from the after effects of an operation.

The eldest son of Sir Francis Fox, M. Inst. C.E., he was educated at Harrow and Cambridge, and joined the firm of Sir Douglas Fox and Partners, Consulting Engineers, afterwards becoming a member of the firm of Wragge and Fox, of Toronto.

He was successively engaged on the London extension of the Great Central Railway, the construction of the Victoria Falls Bridge over the Zambesi, where he sustained a severe accident, the Nile irrigation works, the Simplon tunnel, and other important enterprises. He had taken up work in Canada when his untimely death occurred.

Mr. Fox was elected an Associate Member of The Institution on the 5th March, 1901.

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