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Amédée d'Alby (Amédée Joseph Marie Alby) was a French enginer. Born in Marseille on 20 February 1862, died in Paris on 26 October 1942
He graduated from the École polytechnique and became a structural engineer in 1885. In 1906 he was appointed a consulting engineer for Westinghouse .
He was president of the Société Générale d'Entreprises (SGE) from 1908 to 1932, then honorary president until 1942. He also joined the board of directors of the Compagnie des chemin de fer du Midi .
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