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John Edward Schwitzer

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John Edward Schwitzer (1870-1911)


1911 Obituary [1]

JOHN EDWARD SCHWITZER, born on the 19th April, 1870, died at Montreal on the 23rd January, 1911.

After being educated at McGill University, he was principally engaged for some years on the snrvey and construction of various railways in Canada, later for the most part incorporated in the Canadian Pacific and Grand Trunk systems.

In 1899 he entered the service of the Canadian Pacific Railway, and passing through various grades, he became, in 1908, Assistant Chief Engineer, in charge of Western lines. In January, 1911, just before his death, he was appointed Chief Engineer to the Company.

Mr. Schwitzer was elected a Member of The Institution on the 12th January, 1909.


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