LEASK, HENRY NORMAN
- Born: 1872 Died: -
Engineer. Henry Norman Leask, a son of ROBERT H. LEASK and elder brother of HAROLD GRAHAM LEASK , was born on 9 November 1872. He served a four-year apprenticeship with his father during the years 1892-1895, also working for two years for the Dublin building contractor JOHN GOOD , and for two years in the office of GEORGE COPPINGER ASHLIN. D uring this period he studied for and sat several exams at the College of Science. After four years on public works schemes in Ireland, in about 1900 he joined the staff of Heenan & Froude of Manchester, with whom he remained until at least 1914. The rest of his career appears to have been spent out of Ireland.
ICEI: elected student, 1895; elected associate member, 1901; delivers paper on, 'The destruction of towns' refuse, and some of the principles involved in the construction of refuse destructors', 4 March 1903.(1)
Inst.CE: elected associate member, 1903.(2)
Addresses: 10 Ashfield Terrace, Harold's Cross, 1895; 18 Acomb Street, Manchester, 1901.
All information in this entry not otherwise attributed is from ICEI membership applications, III, 31, 124.
(1) TICEI 30 (1903), 64; IB 45, 12 Mar 1903, ?.
|Leask, Henry Norman||'The destruction of towns' refuse, and some of the principles involved in the construction of refuse destructors'||1903||TICEI 30 (1903), 64; IB 45, 12 Mar 1903, ?.|