Oleg Aleksandrovich Kerensky

Oleg Aleksandrovich Kerensky

Birth
Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg Federal City, Russia
Death 25 Jun 1984 (aged 79)
Greater London, England
Burial Wimbledon, London Borough of Merton, Greater London, England
Memorial ID 30947373 · View Source
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Civil Engineer; lived at 59, Cadogan Square, London, S.W.1.; naturalised 7 May, 1947. One of the foremost bridge designers of his time. Both Oleg and his younger brother Gleb graduated as engineers in 1927, and both settled in England. As an associate of Dorman Long, Kerensky assisted on the landmark 1932 Sydney Harbour Bridge. As an associate, and then a partner, in the firm Freeman Fox & Partners, Kerensky designed many British road bridges and structures such as the 1951 temporary Dome of Discovery in London, the largest dome in the world. He was president of the Institution of Structural Engineers in 1970-71 and won their Gold Medal of in 1977. After his death in London, the same institution began their Kerensky Memorial Conferences beginning in 1988. He was made a C.B.E. in 1964 and was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1970.


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  • Created by: julia&keld
  • Added: 28 Oct 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 30947373
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Oleg Aleksandrovich Kerensky (16 Apr 1905–25 Jun 1984), Find a Grave Memorial no. 30947373, citing Putney Vale Cemetery and Crematorium, Wimbledon, London Borough of Merton, Greater London, England ; Maintained by julia&keld (contributor 46812479) .