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Henry O'Connor

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Henry O'Connor (1858-1915)

1916 Obituary [1]

HENRY O'CONNOR, born on the 15th November, 1858, died at Edinburgh on the 1st December, 1915.

Trained in gas engineering, he joined the staff of the South Metropolitan Gas Co. in 1880.

In 1881 he became Assistant Engineer and Manager of the Bombay Gasworks, and subsequently visited Jamaica to report on the gas undertaking.

In 1891 he entered the service of the Gas Light and Coke Co. at Beckton, and latterly practised as a consulting Gas Engineer at Edinburgh.

At the date of his death he held the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in the Royal Garrison Artillery (T.F.).

He was elected an Associate Member on the 5th April, 1892.

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