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Mechanical engineering educator

Gerald Seymour Hunter Lock was British mechanical engineering educator. Recipient Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee medal, 1977.


Lock, Gerald Seymour Hunter was born on June 30, 1935 in London. Arrived in Canada, 1962, naturalized, 1973. Son of George and Mary (Hunter) Lock.


Bachelor of Science with honors, University Durham, England, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, University Durham, England, 1962.


Assistant professor mechanical engineering University Alberta (Canada), Edmonton, 1962-1964, associate professor, 1964-1970, professor, 1970-1993, dean interdisciplinary studies, 1976-1981. Consultant mechanical engineer, Edmonton, since 1993. Chairman International Arctic Science Commission Regional Board, 1993-1996.


Vice chairman Alberta Manpower Advisory Council, 1979-1984, chairman, 1984-1989. Chairman Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal, 1980-1982. Board governors Alberta College, chairman, 1982-1985.

Founding president Alberta Poetry Festival Society, 1981. Fellow Engineering Institute Can, Canada Society Mechanical Engineering (president 1977-1978), American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Member Science Council Canada, Canada Polar Commission.


Married Edna Burness, September 19, 1959. Children: Graeme, Gareth, Grenville.

George Lock

Mary (Hunter) Lock

Edna Burness

Graeme Lock

Gareth Lock

Grenville Lock