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George Henderson Mackail

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George Henderson Mackail (1864-1912)

1913 Obituary [1]

GEORGE HENDERSON MACKAIL, born on the 15th December, 1864, died at Edinburgh on the 27th October, 1912.

After passing through Cooper’s Hill College, he entered the Public Works Service of India in 1887 and was employed successively until 1903 on the Bengal-Nagpur Railway, the Bengal and North Western Railway and the East Indian Railway, on the survey and construction of branches, and the design of buildings and other works.

He then undertook railway work in West Africa, and subsequently was engaged on designing work for Thomas Meik and Sons, Consulting Engineers, Westminster.

Mr. Mackail was elected a Member of The Institution on the 13th January, 1903.

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