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Biographical entry Wade, Leslie Augustus Burton (1864 - 1915)

Born
20 June 1864
Singleton, New South Wales, Australia
Died
12 January 1915
Double bay, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Civil engineer

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Leslie Augustus B. Wade was an engineer with the Department of Works in New South Wales. From 1911 he was executive officer and secretary of the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Trust and directed the settlement and development of the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area.

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1880 - 1890
Career position - Cadet working on Sydney's ocean outfall sewerage scheme with the Department of Public Works
1890 - 1892
Career position - Assistant Engineer with the Water Conservation Branch of the Department of Mines and Agriculture
1892 - 1901
Career position - Assistant Engineer with the Water Conservation Branch of the Works Department
1901 - 1904
Career position - Principal Engineer at the Water Supply and Sewerage branch
1904 - 1906
Career position - Principal Engineer for rivers, water supply and drainage
1906 - 1909
Career position - Chief Engineer for rivers, water supply and drainage
1909 - 1911
Career position - Chief Engineer for irrigation and drainage
1911 - 1913
Career position - Chief Engineer for irrigation
1913 - 1915
Career position - Commissioner for water conservation and irrigation

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