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Julian Cleveland Smith

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Julian Cleveland Smith (1878-1939)

1939 Obituary [1]

JULIAN CLEVELAND SMITH, LL.D., was born at Elmira, N.Y., on the 7th October, 1878, and died at Westmount, Montreal, on the 24th June, 1939.

He was educated at the Central High School of Buffalo, N.Y., and later at Cornell University, where he obtained the degree of M.E. in 1900.

He commenced his business career as draughtsman in the employ of Wallace C. Johnson, consulting engineer, of Niagara Falls, N.Y. When, in 1902, Mr. Johnson was appointed engineer of the Shawinigan Water and Power Company plant at Shawinigan Falls, Mr. Smith accompanied him as one of his assistants.

In 1903 he was appointed superintendent of the Shawinigan Water and Power Company, and 3 years later was made general superintendent. To those duties were added, in 1909, the duty of chief engineer, and in...[more]

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