Palin, Eric Leese

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Palin, Eric Leese

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Eric Palin was one of the original members of the RCAF training school, and a founding staff member of the Ryerson Institute of Technology upon its incorporation on September 1, 1948. Palin served as the Director of Electrical and Electronic Technology and Radio and Television Arts until 1957 or 1958 when he was appointed executive assistant to Ryerson's founding principal Howard H. Kerr. Palin left Ryerson in 1961 to take a post in the Supervision and Inspection Department of Ontario's Department of Education. In 1963 Palin was appointed Assistant Superintendent of the Technological and Trades Training Branch of the Ontario Department of Education. In 1966 He was appointed Associate Director of the Applied Arts and Technology Branch. During his career Palin held the positions of: Senior Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, Past General Chairman, institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers. In 1968, Palin received a Centennial Medal by the Government of Canada for his work in continuing education.


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