Claude William Bernard King

(6 May 1920 - 13 July 2018)

Dr Claude William Bernard King passed away in Canberra on 13 July 2018 at age 98 years.  Claude King joined Nat Map's Melbourne-based Topographic Survey Branch in April 1972 as a surveyor class 1. Here he implemented his MODBLOCK and related software programs to bring Nat Map into the numerical aerotriangulation era. In the mid-1970s Claude moved to Canberra as a senior surveyor where he headed the Special Projects Section in the Systems Development Branch under supervising surveyor Klaus Leppert.  Claude King retired from Nat Map in May 1985 a few days before his sixty-fifth birthday. Claude's funeral notice is below and more detail may be found via this link.