Douglas “Sam” James Drennan

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    We regret to advise of the death of Douglas “Sam” James Drennan in Ottawa ON on 11 July 2001 in his 71st year.  

    Sam was born in Ottawa and joined the Canadian Army Survey Establishment in Ottawa in 1952 as an assistant map compiler using Kelsh & Multiplex plotters.  He spent most of his career in photogrammetry including several years in the Classified Mapping Program.  He retired in 1985 having achieved the supervisory rank of Drafting and Illustrating Level 6.

    In retirement, he maintained contact with the Mapper community and supported many Mapping and Charting Establishment functions. {gdOct2016kh}