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Alfred Brereton

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Alfred Brereton (1849- )


1915 Indian Biographical Dictionary

Brereton, Alfred, C.S.I., 1903; M.I.C.E.; b. 1849; s. of late Rev. Charles David Brereton, Rector of Framingham Earl, Norfolk; m. 1st, 1894, Haidee (d. 1902), e.d. of Col. Shaw (retired) of Heathburn Hall, Co. Cork; 2nd, 1908, Frances, d. of late D. Stewart of Ealing. Educ.: Norwich Grammar School; entered Railway Branch of the Indian Public Works Dept., 1873; Executive Engineer, 1880; Assistant Director, N.W. Railway, 1887; District Traffic Superintendent, 1888; Deputy Manager, 1891; Officiating Manager, Eastern Bengal State Railway, 1893; Manager and Engineer-in-Chief, East Coast Railway, 1893; Director of Railway Traffic and Deputy Secretary to Government of India (Railway Dept.), 1897; Secretary, 1901-1904; retired, 1904; Govt. Director, Guaranteed Railway Companies, 1905. Recreations: riding; Address: 24, Ashley Palace, S.W. Club: Oriental.


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