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Alexander Izat

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Alexander Izat of Dollar (Scotland) (1844-1920)

1920 Died. Of Indian Railways.[1]

has sons W. R. Izat and James Rennie Izat


1915 Indian Biographical Dictionary

Izat, Alexander, M.I.C.E., I.C.E., (1898), Director of Bengal and North Western Railway Company; b. 1844; s. of A. Izat, of Dollar, Scotland; m, Margaret Deward, d. of James Rennie, 1873; joined service in the Indian P.W.D. as Assistant-Engineer, Hyderabad, 1863; transferred to Railway Branch, 1870; served in various parts of India and was instrumental in initiating and carrying out many metre-gauge extensions; services lent to Bengal and North-Western Railway as Agent and Chief Engineer, 1883; Director, Rohilkand and Kumayun Railway, 1883-1904; also Deloi, Umballa, Kalka and Simla Railways; joined Board of Directors, 1902, retired, 1904. Address: Springfield, Dollar, N.B.


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Sources of Information

  1. Dundee Courier - Monday 05 January 1920