Charles Husband

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Sir Henry Charles Husband (1908–1983) was a leading consulting engineer in Great Britain. His offices were based in Sheffield, England. He designed bridges and major civil engineering works and had a role in designing the Jodrell Bank[1] radio telescope.


Husband was educated at King Edward VII School in Sheffield. He founded Husband & Co, Consulting Engineers, in Sheffield and assisted in the design of Jodrell Bank and Goonhilly Downs aerials.[2][3]


Husband won the Royal Medal in 1965.[4] and the Wilhelm Exner Medal in 1966[5] He was president of the Institution of Structural Engineers in 1965-65 and was awarded their Gold Medal in 1973.[6]


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  2. ^ "The Edwardian 1997". Retrieved 2010-04-08. 
  3. ^ "Charles Husband : Oxford Biography Index entry (subscription required)". Retrieved 2010-04-08. 
  4. ^ "Royal Medal". Retrieved 2008-12-06. 
  5. ^ Editor, ÖGV. (2015). Wilhelm Exner Medal. Austrian Trade Association. ÖGV. Austria.
  6. ^ "IStructE Gold Medallists 1922-2008". Institution of Structural Engineers. Retrieved 3 September 2015.