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John Wilding Dawson

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John Wilding Dawson (1866-1914)

1914 Obituary [1]

JOHN WILDING DAWSON, born on the 4th January, 1866, died in Mauritius on the 18th January, 1914.

Trained under Mr. John Stevenson, of Barrow, he subsequently carried out building and railway work in British Columbia, and in 1894 he obtained an appointment as Resident Engineer on sewerage works at Port Louis, Mauritius.

In 1904 he was appointed Assistant Director of Public Works and Surveys, and held this post at the time of his death.

Mr. Dawson was elected an Associate Member of The Institution on the 4th December, 1906.

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