Ernest Edmund Brydone Jack

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Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts (1891) - University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB, Canada
  • Civil Engineering (1894) - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, USA

Distinctions: Honorary Doctor of Science, UNB, 1926

Dates Employed: 1901 - 1905

Faculty: Engineering

Department: Civil Engineering

Position(s) held:

  • Dean of Engineering (1902 - 1905)
  • Professor of Civil Engineering (1901 - 1905)

Activities/Contributions:

Professor Jack was named the honorary president of the University Athletic Association. He was also involved in the founding of the Engineering Society.

Notes: Ernest Edmund Jack was the son of William Brydone Jack. He was the valedictorian for his graduating class in 1891. Jack left UNB abruptly in 1905 after an unsuccessful attempt to secure a raise of $300 per year.

Sources:

  • University Monthly, vol. 24, no. 5, March 1905, p. 155-56.


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