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George Fitzwilliam Stuart Maclean

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George Fitzwilliam Stuart Maclean (1865-1915)

1915 Obituary [1]

GEORGE FITZWILLIAM STUART MACLEAN was born at Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand, on 19th August 1865.

His early education was obtained locally, after which he served a five years' apprenticeship from 1883 to 1888 with the firm of Kincaid, McQueen & Co.

On its completion he remained for two years with the firm as journeyman engine fitter. During this latter period he also attended the Dunedin Technical School for a course of mathematics.

In 1890 he became engineer position with the firm of R. S. Sparrow and Co., of Dunedin, being engaged in the work of erecting, launching, and fitting up several gold-mining dredges.

From 1892 to 1897 he was employed by the Sew Hoy Big Beach Gold Mining Co., as engineer-in-charge of their dredges, and in the latter year he transferred his services to Messrs. Cossens and Black, of Dunedin, as works manager, with whom he remained until his death, which took place at Dunedin after a long illness, on 7th April 1915, in his fiftieth year.

He was elected an Associate Member of this Institution in 1914.

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