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J. Husband

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Professor Joseph Husband, M.Eng., F.R.C.Sc.I., M.Inst.C.E., P.P.I. Struct.E., M.Am. Soc.C.E., M. French Soc.C.E., M.Inst.W.E., Hon. M.J.I.E. The Univ., Sheffield.

1871 Joseph Husband was born in Rotherham

Royal Coll. of Science, Dublin.

Asst. Co. Surveyor, Co. Londonderry.

1892 founder of the civil engineering department of the Sheffield Technical School.

1897 Elected Associate of Inst Civil Engineers[1]

1900 Awarded a Watt Medal and Telford Premium

The Technical School eventually merged with the University of Sheffield

1921 Husband was appointed the first professor of civil engineering at the University

1936 Retired, joined his son in Husband and Clark, engineering consultants

1939 Snr. Partner, Messrs. Husband & Clark, Consulting Civil Engrs.

1961 Died in Sheffield

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