George Ambler Wilson

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George Wilson
Born 1906
Wellington, Shropshire
Died 1977
Nationality British
Engineering career
Discipline Civil,
Institutions Institution of Civil Engineers (president), Smeatonian Society of Civil Engineers (member)

George Ambler Wilson MICE (1906–1977) was a British civil engineer.[1]

Wilson was born in Wellington, Shropshire in 1906.[2][3] He was the chief engineer of the Port of London Authority from 1953 to 1967.[4] In 1958 he was elected a member of the Smeatonian Society of Civil Engineers.[3] He also served as president of the Institution of Civil Engineers from November 1971 to November 1972.[5] He died in 1977 and the National Portrait Gallery in London holds two images of him.[6]


  1. ^ Watson 1989, pp. 172.
  2. ^ Masterton, Gordon (2005), ICE Presidential Address (PDF), archived from the original (PDF) on 2009-02-24, retrieved 2008-11-03 
  3. ^ a b Watson 1989, p. 136.
  4. ^ Hobhouse 1994, pp. 248–268.
  5. ^ Watson 1988, p. 254.
  6. ^ National Portrait Gallery, George Ambler Wilson, retrieved 2008-11-03 


Professional and academic associations
Preceded by
Angus Paton
President of the Institution of Civil Engineers
November 1971 – November 1972
Succeeded by
Roger Hetherington