Wade, Leslie Augustus Burton (1864-1915)

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Civil Engineer; Civil engineer
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Leslie Augustus Burton Wade (1864-1915), civil engineer, was born on 20 June 1864 at Singleton, New South Wales, son of English-born William Burton Wade, civil engineer, and his native-born wife Anne McBean,...

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Leslie Wade was an engineer with the Department of Works in New South Wales. From 1911 he was executive officer and secretary of the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Trust and directed the settlement and development of the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area.

  • Career position - Cadet working on Sydney's ocean outfall sewerage scheme with the Department of Public Works
  • Career position - Assistant Engineer with the Water Conservation Branch of the Department of Mines and Agriculture
  • Career position - Assistant Engineer with the Water Conservation Branch of the Works Department
  • Career position - Principal Engineer at the Water Supply and Sewerage branch
  • Career position - Principal Engineer for rivers, water supply and drainage
  • Career position - Chief Engineer for rivers, water supply and drainage
  • Career position - Chief Engineer for irrigation and drainage
  • Career position - Chief Engineer for irrigation
  • Career position - Commissioner for water conservation and irrigation

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Wade, Leslie Augustus Burton
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Wade, Leslie Augustus Burton (1864-1915), Civil Engineer
    Lloyd, C.J.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1990
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 12, 342-343
  3. The Historic Engineering Plaques of Australia
    Institution of Engineers, Australia. Sydney Division. Engineering Heritage Committee
    Published: The Institution of Engineers, Australia, Milsons Point, N.S.W., 1994

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  1. Wade, L. A. B., (Leslie Augustus Burton)
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  1. PROBATE JURISDICTION. In the will of Leslie Augustus Burton Wade, late of Sydney, in the State of New South Wales, civil engineer, deceased.
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Wednesday 24 March 1915 [Issue No.51] p 1849

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    ... Sydney on 12th January, 1915, are hereby required to send in full particulars of their claims and demands ... Wales on 17th March, 1915, on or before the 8th day of May next, in default whereof the said Perpetual ... 244 words
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    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Tuesday 13 May 1890 [Issue No.259] p 3785

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  1. WILLS. LESLIE A. B. WADE.
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  2. LATE MR. WADE. FUNERAL AT WAVERLEY.
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  3. MR. L. A. B. WADE. PROMINENT CIVIL SERVANT. DEATH FROM HEART FAILURE.
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