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Begg, R. B. H. (Robert Burns Haldane), 1880-1965



  • Existence: 1880-

Biographical Note

Robert Burns Haldane Begg (1880-1965) was born on January 4, 1880, to James Beveridge and Janet Haldane Begg. He was the youngest of three children. He graduated from VPI in 1899 with a degree in Civil Engineering. Some time after 1910, he married Adah M. (abt. 1886-1953). From 1913 to 1956, he taught Civil Engineering at VPI, while serving as Head of the Civil Engineering Department. He died in 1965.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Robert Burns Haldane Begg Collection

Identifier: Ms-1963-005

The collection contains a VPI honor list for 1897-1898, a 1948 Chi Epsilon dinner program, a 1962 list of living alumni who attended VAMC prior to 1900, a 1926 silver tray, and a 1933 trophy.

Dates: 1898, 1926, 1933, 1948, 1962