After gaining consulting experience in the Toronto area, Edward Moore Proctor (1888-1972) became senior partner in the consulting engineering firm of Proctor & Redfern, which he joined in 1920. Proctor and Redfern provided the early engineering services for the expanding municipalities that were beginning to encircle the City of Toronto.
His drive and initiative were greatly responsible for the company’s expansion and diversification of services, such as environmental engineering, which kept apace of Canada’s World War II growth.
He was a charter member of the Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario and a life member of the Engineering Institute of Canada, the American Water Works Association and the American Society of Civil Engineers.
- Responsible for many of Metro Toronto’s sewer and water services
- Leader in the field of Environmental Engineering