Prominent Yukon Engineers

Warren H. S. McFarland

Warren H. S. McFarland

Warren H.S. McFarland graduated from the University of California in 1906 and shortly thereafter found work with the Yukon Gold Company in Dawson City. He worked in the mining field in the Yukon and Alaska for the next forty years. Find out more…

John Livingstone Phelps, P. Eng.

John Livingstone Phelps, P. Eng.

John Livingstone Phelps was a founding member of the Association of Professional Engineers of the Yukon Territory, and its first president. He became a Life Member of the association April 29, 1981. Find out more…

John Delbert Scott, P. Eng.

John Delbert Scott, P. Eng.

John Delbert Scott was instrumental in the design and development of the hydro facility at Fish Lake and became the Superintendent of Yukon Hydro Company Limited. He was among the first cadre admitted to the Association of Professional Engineers of the Yukon Territory, May 1, 1956. Find out more…

James Yee Chew Quong, P. Eng.

James Yee Chew Quong, P. Eng.

James Yee Chew Quong was admitted to the Association of Professional Engineers of the Yukon Territory in 1964. He was the Vice President in 1974 and Registrar from 1977 until his retirement. In 1983, he was conferred with a life membership in APEY. He was recipient of the Centennial Medal for “valuable service to the nation,” and was honoured with the Commissioner’s Award April 29, 1982. Find out more…

Kenneth Baker, P. Eng.

Kenneth Baker, P. Eng.

Kenneth Baker served in the RCAF during World War II. In January 1952, he was posted to Whitehorse as a Bridge Engineer, with the No. 1 Road Unit, which was responsible for the maintenance of the Alaska Highway. Find out more…

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