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.
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Early Life and Education[edit | edit source]
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.