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Biographical entry Strickland, Tom Percival (1875 - 1955)

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Born
1875
St. Leonards, New South Wales, Australia
Died
3 Mar 1955
Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Electrical engineer and Engineer

Summary

Tom Strickland completed a Bachelor of Science at the University of Sydney in 1897 and then went on do his masters (MSc) at McGill University (Montreal, Canada). His extensive career in electrical engineering, included the Sydney railways and tramways, and as Chief Electrical Engineer for the Melbourne and Metropolitan Tramways Board, for the inception, planning and development of electrical trams in Melbourne from 1921 to 1938.

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Events

- Oct 1921
Career position - Assistant Chief Electrical engineer, New South Wales Government railways and tramways.
1897
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc), University of Sydney
1919
Career event - Foundation Associate Member (AMIEAust), Institution of Engineers Australia
1920
Career event - Member (MIEAust), Institution of Engineers Australia
October 1921 - Aug 1938
Career position - Chief Electrical Engineer, Melbourne Metropolitan Tramways Board
December 1941 - Dec 1945
Career position - Part-time Commissioner, State Electricity Commission of Victoria

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Published resources

Journal Articles

  • MacDonald, J. D., 'Strickland on Gould', Emu, vol. 75, no. 4, 1975, pp. 230-231. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J. and Ken McInnes