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Authorised form of nameFitzmaurice; Sir; Maurice (1861 - 1924)
SurnameFitzmaurice
ForenamesMaurice
Dates1861 - 1924
Dates and placesBirth:
Cloghers, Tralee, County Kerry, Ireland (11 May 1861)
Death:
His home, 54 Onslow Square, London (17 November 1924)
Burial:
Brookwood, Surrey
ActivityProfession:
Civil engineer
Education:
Trinity College, Dublin. MA; MAI (Dublin); Hon LLD (Birm)
Career:
Apprenticed to Sir Benjamin Baker (FRS 1890), working on the Forth Bridge; worked in Canada; Chief Engineer to the Egyptian Government for the construction of the Aswan Dam (1898-1902); Chief Engineer, London County Council (1902-1912); responsible for constructing the Rotherhithe Tunnel, Vauxhall Bridge and the embankment before County Hall; partner, Coode, Matthews, Fitzmaurive and Wilson, Consulting engineers to the Crown Agents for the Colonies
Honours:
CMG 1902; Kt 1912
Memberships:
MIMechE; MICE (President 1916-1917)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
15/05/1919
RelationshipsSon of Dr Robert Fitzmaurice, of Cloghers; married (02 February 1911) Ida, daughter of Colonel Edward Dickinson RE
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/40157703
Royal Society codeNA6995
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1919/06Fitzmaurice, Sir Maurice: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/62/30Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Maurice Fitzmaurice, FRS19 November 1921
NLB/62/74Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Maurice Fitzmaurice, FRS25 November 1921
NLB/64/392Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Maurice Fitzmaurice, FRS27 March 1923
NLB/64/376Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Richard [Tetley] Glazebrook, FRS23 March 1923
IM/001425Fitzmaurice, Sir Mauricend
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