Thomas Claxton Fidler
As successor to Alfred Ewing, T. Claxton Fidler was appointed in 1891 a professor in the Chair of Engineering & Drawing at University College, Dundee. Ewing's Practical Treatise on Bridge-Construction (1887) went through 5 editions with 3rd ed. 1901, 4th ed. 1909, and paperback 5th ed. 1924. The book was praised for its clarity and thoroughness. He retired as professor emeritus in 1909. In retirement he lived in Ventnor, Isle of Wight.
In Olney, Buckinghamshire on 11 March 1873, Fidler married Anne Talbot. The marriage produced several children.
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