Herbert Luther Pringle, December 1961

Photographer Unknown
Media Type:
Item Type:
A black and white photograph of Herbert Luther Pringle.
Herbert Luther Pringle was born at Whitby on April 5, 1885. After his graduation, from the University of Toronto's School of Practical Science, in 1906 he was a railroad engineer for seven years in the Philippines. He then worked on banana plantations as an Irrigation Engineer in Columbia. He returned to Whitby in 1917. In 1925, he became Whitby's Town Engineer, an Engineering Consultant for the Public Utilities Commission. In 1933, he became the Superintendent and Secretary-Treasurer of the P.U.C, and retired in 1961. In the 1920s he was also Assessor, Tax Collector, Building Inspector and Plumbing Inspector. He died in Oshawa on May 1, 1965, and is buried at Union Cemetery, Oshawa.
This photograph was printed in the Oshawa Times from Ontario Hydro.
Date of Original:
December 1961
Width: 8 in
Height: 10 in
Personal Name(s):
Herbert Luther Pringle
Corporate Name(s):
Town of Whitby ; University of Toronto's School of Practical Science ; Public Utilities Commission
Local identifier:
Whitby Online Historic Photographs
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.8789811918299 Longitude: -78.942247002716
Copyright Statement:
This item is protected by the Canadian Copyright Act and is intended for one-time use only. Uses other than research or private study require the permission of the rightsholder(s). It is your responsibility for obtaining these permissions.
Copyright Date:
Copyright Holder:
Photographer Unknown
Recommended Citation:
Herbert Luther Pringle, December 1961, Photographer Unknown. Whitby Archives 08-006-086.
Reproduction Notes:
Scanned from original photograph
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Herbert Luther Pringle, December 1961

A black and white photograph of Herbert Luther Pringle.