1827 - 1915
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: |
|7th Jan 1827||Born Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland|
|22nd Jul 1915||Died Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada|