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Edward Joseph Bull

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Edward Joseph Bull (1871-1915)

1915 Obituary [1]

EDWARD JOSEPH BULL was born at Mullingar on 1st January 1872.

He was educated at the Royal Academical Institution, Belfast, the Commercial and Grammar School, Belfast, and the Ranleigh School, Athlone.

He served an apprenticeship of five years, from 1892 to 1897, with Messrs. Combe, Barbour and Combe, Ltd., Belfast, and in 1898 became manager of the Behar Iron Works, Mozeffurpore. In 1901 lie became Chief Engineer of the Seeraha Sugar Works, of which he supervised the erection for the India Development Co., Ltd.

From 1902 to 1903 he was chief engineer and managing director of the Empire Engineering Co., Ltd., Cawnpore, and in 1904 was appointed District Engineer, Sarun District.

His death took place at Chupra on 18th April 1915, at the age of forty-three.

He was elected an Associate Member of this Institution in 1905.

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