In Memoriam

Paul Stumes

Paul Stumes (1922-2013)

Paul Stumes began work in Regina and later in Saskatoon before moving to Ottawa in 1967 to accept a position with the newly created Restoration Services Division. Over a 30-year career, he made significant contributions to conservation engineering, especially in the development of epoxy reinforcement and stabilization methods for masonry and wooden structures. Paul a été un membre de l’APT pendant une longue période. Il a écrit de nombreux articles techniques dans le Bulletin de l’APT. During the course of his career Paul applied his conservation knowledge and interest as a volunteer with international, national and local organizations such as the APT, ICOMOS Canada and Heritage Ottawa. His professional expertise also served his community as a member of the Ottawa Local Architectural Conservation Advisory Committee, known as LACAC. Paul was the recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition of his long service to Canada in the field of heritage conservation as both a professional engineer and a community volunteer.

[click] Paul Stumes obituary

[click] Nomination for Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal (April 3, 2012)

[click] Reinforcing Deteriorated Wooden Windows - Preservation Tech Notes

[click] A New Air Pollution Monitor - In APT Bulletin, Vol. 9, No.1 (1977) pp. 16-21

[click] Review by Paul Stumes of article 'Epoxies for Wood Repairs in Historic Buildings'

[click] Testing the Efficiency of Wood Epoxy Reinforcement Systems - In APT Bulletin, Vol. 7 No.3

[click] Structural Reinforcement of Historic Wooden Temples in Japan - In APT Bulletin, Vol.13 No.3


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Natalie Bull, Linda Dicaire, Peter Fallis, Paul Stumes, 2000

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Linda Dicaire, Paul and wife Eva Stumes, Rick Simison, 2000

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Paul Stumes and Ken Elder, 2000