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Frederick Robert Stent

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Frederick Robert Stent (1851-1913)

1913 Obituary [1]

FREDERICK ROBERT STENT, born in London on the 18th April, 1851, died at Cairo on the 1st February, 1913. Educated at Heidelberg, he obtained his practical training in engineering works in Belgium, and subsequently carried out work in Cyprus.

In 1885 he was appointed to the irrigation branch of the Egyptian Public Works Department, and from that time until his death, a period of 27 years, he was employed on the design and construction of many important irrigation works in Egypt.

Mr. Stent was elected a Member of The Institution on the 4th April, 1911.

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