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Recaredo De Uhagon

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Recaredo De Uhagon (1848-1912)


1913 Obituary [1]

RECAREDO DE UHAGON, born at Madrid on the 3rd January, 1848, died in that city on the 27th June, 1912. Trained in the Central School, he entered the Public Works service in 1870.

After several years’ service at the Ministry of Public Works, he was appointed head of the Hydrological Department.

Subsequently he built Aguilas Harbour and the Canal del Duero, and carried out water-supply and sewerage works at Valladolid, Bilbao, Cordoba and Huelva, besides railway and other works. He served on several commissions and occupied the chair of Applied Mechanics at the Central School.

Mr. de Uhagon was elected an Associate of The Institution on the 6th February, 1877, and was subsequently placed in the class of Associate Members.



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