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William Robert Johnson

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Lieut-Col William Robert Johnson (1830-1882)

1883 Obituary [1]

. . . selected in 1857 for the newly formed Public Works Department in Mysore. From that time he steadily rose in rank, till, on the 1st of January, 1880, he was named definitely head of the department, as First Class permanent Superintending Engineer . . . [more]

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