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Biographical entry Oliver, Calder Edkins (1855 - 1930)

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Born
4 July 1855
St.Kilda, Victoria, Australia
Died
12 May 1930
East Malvern, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Engineer

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Calder Oliver was Engineer-in-Chief, Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works. He was connected with many professional institutions and bodies, and delivered numerous papers and addresses on scientific subjects. President of the Royal Society of Victoria 1907. He was a member of the University Club, and also one of the honorary co-examiners in hydraulic engineering for the Melbourne University.

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1877
Education - Certificate of Civil Engineering, University of Melbourne
1877 - 1878
Career position - Surveying Assistant, Victorian Railways
1878 - 1883
Career position - Engineer, Railway construction, Victoria, South Australia, and NSW, with C. and E. Millar, railway contractors
1883 - 1884
Career position - Engineer, Sewerage and Water Supply work, Sydney Corporation
1884 - 1890
Career position - Engineer, Railway construction, NSW and WA.
5 Mar 1889
Career event - Associate Member (AssocMInstCE), Institution of Civil Engineers
1891 - 1908
Career position - Engineer, Melbourne Metropolitan Board of Works
1893
Education - Master of Civil Engineering (MCE), University of Melbourne
30 Nov 1897
Career event - Member (MInstCE), Institution of Civil Engineers
1908 - 1919
Career position - Engineer-in-Chief, Melbourne Metropolitan Board of Works
1909
Career position - Government Consultant, Sewerage of Perth, WA
1912
Career position - Government Consultant, Sewerage of Brisbane, WA
1916
Career position - Government Consultant, Sewerage of Canberra, WA
1919
Career event - Foundation Associate Member (AMIEAust), Institution of Engineers Australia
1919 - 1923
Career position - Consulting Engineer, Partner with A. G. Harding Frew
1920
Career event - Member (MIEAust), Institution of Engineers Australia
1923
Life event - Retires

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