David Alan Stevenson

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David Alan Stevenson
Born 1854
Died 1938
Alma mater Edinburgh University
Occupation Lighthouse engineer
Employer Northern Lighthouse Board
Children D. Alan Stevenson
D. E. Stevenson
Parent(s) David Stevenson (father)
Relatives Charles Alexander Stevenson (brother)

David Alan Stevenson (1854[1] in Edinburgh – 1938) was a lighthouse engineer who built twenty six lighthouses in and around Scotland.

Born into the famous Stevenson family of lighthouse engineers, son of David Stevenson, brother of Charles Stevenson, and nephew of Thomas Stevenson, he was educated at Edinburgh University. Between 1885 and 1886 he built three lighthouses with his uncle, and over the following 50 years, built a further 23 with his brother. His cousin was Robert Louis Stevenson, and grandfather was Robert Stevenson.

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  1. ^ "DSA Architect Biography Report". Retrieved January 24, 2013.