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Sir Sandford 
Fleming
1827 - 1915


Sir Sandford 
Fleming
, Father of Standard Time. of Montreal, Canada. Civil engineer and scientist, associated with the development of the Canadian railways. To Canada (1845); chief engineer of Inter-Colonial Railway (1867-76) and Canadian Pacific Railway (1872-80). Devised an internationally accepted scheme for standard time (1884) and a telegraph communication system for British Empire. Knighted in 1897.

Born: Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland 7th Jan 1827 Baptised:
Died: Halifax, , Nova Scotia, Canada 22nd Jul 1915 Buried:
Family:
Fleming

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Sir Sandford 
Fleming
1827 - 1915
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David 
Fleming
* ante 1827

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Minnie 
Fleming
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Critchley
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7th Jan 1827Born Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland
1890UNMAR/ROLE INDI
22nd Jul 1915Died Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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