Skip to main content

H.G. Acres, Mech & Elec 1903

Henry Girdlestone Acres studied at the School of Practical Science from 1900-1903, completing a three-year Diploma in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering. He continued his studies to complete a Bachelor of Applied Science and a Doctorate in Science.

In his professional career, Acres turned his focus to the use of water resources and the production of electricity from hydroelectric power. He was inducted into the University of Toronto's Engineering Alumni Hall of Distinction in 1977. [7]


Biographical sketch of Henry Girdlestone Acres, from his graduating yearbook. Torontonensis (1903), p. 179.


A Sampling of Students
H.G. Acres, Mech & Elec 1903