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John Dall

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John Dall (1861-1950)

1951 Obituary [1]

"JOHN DALL was a Member of the Institution for fifty-seven years, having been elected in 1893. He served a five years' apprenticeship with Messrs. Clark, Chapman and Gurney, Ltd., Gateshead, on the termination of which in 1881 he was employed for a brief period in the drawing office of Messrs. Black, Hawthorn and Company, Ltd., in the same town. He then joined the staff of Messrs. Harland and Wolff, Belfast, shipbuilders, as a draughtsman in the engine works and after holding this position for ten years was made assistant manager. In 1902 he went to Liverpool and on the completion of a short appointment at the Atlantic Engine Works of Messrs. F. Leyland and Company, Ltd., began an association with Messrs. Lamport and Holt, Ltd., which lasted for twenty-seven years. Mr. Dall's death occurred in Belfast on 10th September 1950 at the age of eighty-nine."

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