Clarence Richard Young
|Clarence Richard Young|
Salmon Point, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada
1964 (aged 84–85)|
Toronto, Ontario, Canada(?)
Concrete Construction |
|Alma mater||University of Toronto|
Clarence Richard Young (1879-1964) was a Civil Engineer recognized for his expertise in concrete construction and for his contribution to the Toronto Building Code. He was also a famous engineering educator and historian, and served as the Dean of Engineering at the University of Toronto Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering from 1941 to 1949, a period known for its rapid changes in the Faculty (including the Ajax years) due to World War II.
Early Life and Education
Young was born at Salmon Point in Athol Township, Prince Edward County in 1879 to a Loyalist family. He graduated from Picton High School, and attended the School of Practical Science, receiving his B.A.Sc. in 1905.
Young was appointed as a Lecturer in Structural Engineering shortly after the School was merged into the University of Toronto as the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering.