Blair McLenaghan obtained his commission as an
Alberta Land Surveyor on February 23,
and went on the Association’s inactive list in
He was a graduate in civil engineering.
Prior to obtaining his commission, we was an
instrumentman under Professor A.G. Larsen on engineering surveys in
connection with the Columbia River Basin project at Similkameen, BC in
The following year, he served as an instrumentman at Arrow Lakes, BC on
the same project and, in
he worked as an assistant party chief on the same project.
he was engaged in engineering and legal survey work with
J.A. Lamb, ALS, in Calgary.
In a letter to George
Webber, Jack Holloway wrote, “when he took
his ALS oral examination, I was one of the examiners and I obtained a good
impression of his abilities and sense of judgment."