Robert Legget

Geologist, Author

1904 – 1994

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Who was Robert Legget?

Robert Ferguson Legget, CC FRSC was a civil engineer, historian and non-fiction writer. He was internationally known for his contributions to engineering, geology and building research and standardization. He is credited with the establishment of co-operation among Canadian geotechnical engineers, geologists and pedologists.

Legget was born in Liverpool, England of Scottish parents. He obtained a B.Eng. 1925, M.Eng. 1927, and D.Eng. 1971 from the University of Liverpool.

Legget died in Ottawa at the age of 89.

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Born
Sep 29, 1904
Liverpool
Nationality
  • Canada
Profession
Education
  • University of Liverpool
Lived in
  • Ottawa
  • Liverpool
Died
Apr 17, 1994

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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