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Augusto Duprat

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Augusto Duprat (1841-1914)

1915 Obituary [1]

AUGUSTO DUPRAT, born in Pernambuco, Brazil, on the 19th December, 1841, died at Buenos Aires on the 25th November, 1914.

From 1860 to 1879 he occupied the position of Chief of the Traffic Department of the Recife-Sao Francisco Railway, under the late Mr. G. O. Mann.

Leaving Brazil in 1873 for reasons of health, he was for some years attached as an auxiliary engineer to the French Corps des Ponts et Chaussees.

In 1884 he became General Manager of the Southern Brazilian Rio Grande do Sul Railway, a post which he retained until the recent transfer of the undertaking to the Brazilian Government.

Mr. Duprat was elected an Associate of the Institution on the 4th December, 1894.

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