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A.S. Wootton, Civil Engineer

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A.S. Wootton, Civil Engineer

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  • Allen Shakespeare Wootton

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1873-1950

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Allen S. Wootton was a civil engineer who spent much of his career with the Vancouver Park Board.

Wootton was born July 26, 1873 in England, and was a Town Engineering in England before moving to Canada, presumably to take the position of Parks Engineer with the Vancouver Park Board in June 1913. In 1936 he was appointed Parks Superintendent, effectively the head of the Park Board's operations. While with the Park Board, Wootton designed a number of structures, both built and unbuilt, for park and recreation facilities across the city.

Allen Wootton died August 6, 1950.

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Revised 2017-08-08, SLW

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