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George Marshall Harriss

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George Marshall Harriss (1866- )

1922 M.Inst.C.E.I., Pres. Eng. and Scientific Assoc., Ireland, Lecturer on Electric Traction, Trinity College, Dublin, Gen. Man., Dublin United Tramway Co.; b. about 1866; s. of late Joseph Harriss, Gunmaker, Dublin. Ed. Conway College and Powers School, Dublin. Training: City and Guilds, London. Career: Railway Work and Contracting (large Eng. Works) in Queensland; engaged at the Installation of the Bray (Ireland) Electricity Works, and afterwards Elec. Engr. to the Urban District Council; associated with Prof. George Forbes, F.R.S., in Electric Lighting and Water Power Schemes; Res. Engr. to the Irish International Exhibition, 1906-08; 1st Sectional Engr. at the Construction of the Accra-Akwapim Railway, Gold Coast Colony; Elec. Engr. to the Dublin United Tramway Co., and now Gen. Manager. Papers on " Lighting of Small Towns," " Building of Railways., W. Africa," " Water Powers of Ireland," etc. Address: Montebelto, Balls Bridge, Dublin. T. A.: " Tramways, Dublin." T. N.: Business-58 Dublin; Private65! Ballsbridge.

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