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J. Murray Fleming


J. Murray Fleming was the President or Chairman of the Board of C.D.Howe Co. from 1936 to 1980. The company designed grain elevators across Canada as well as the Atomic Reactor building at Chalk River. It was involved in projects as far away as Argentina and Saudi Arabia. The firm became the foremost grain-elevator designer of its day (Canadian Encyclopedia). In 1963, Murray Fleming was honoured as one of the first four Fellows by the Engineering Institute of Canada. In 1975, Murray Fleming was awarded a Doctor of Engineering degree (honoris causa) by Lakehead University after serving as the Chairman of the Board of Governors between 1969 and 1972.

Scholarships Contributed To

  • Murray Fleming Engineering Scholarship (MFESI)
  • Murray Fleming Memorial Silver Jubilee Scholarship (SJMFI)