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Ernest MacLeod Dowson

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Ernest MacLeod Dowson (1876- )

1922 C.B.E., Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., A.C.G.I., Civil Engineer, Zamalek, Gezira, Cairo; b. 1876. Ed. Central Technical College. City and Guild of London Institute. Engineering Diploma. Joined Egyptian Delta Light Railways, 1898, and the Survey of Egypt, 1901. Became Surveyor-General of Egypt and was transferred to the Egyptian Ministry of Finance as Under Secretary of State for Finance, 1919. War Services.—The Survey of Egypt, was charged with survey and map-work in all the Near Eastern theatres of war, and furnished officers to the Survey Companies operating on those fronts.

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