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Henry Wheeler Davis ( -1905)
1905 Obituary 
The subject of this notice commenced his career under the late Mr. James Samuel, then Resident Engineer of that line, and subsequently acted as assistant and principal assistant to his successors, until in 1866, on the retirement of Mr. Robert Sinclair, Mr. Davis was appointed Chief Engineer of the system, which before that date had become by amalgamation the Great Eastern Railway. He held this appointment until his retirement in 1873, when he engaged in private practice, which, some years before his death, he was obliged to relinquish on account of failing health.
Mr. Davis was elected a Member of the Institution on the 15th May, 1866.
1905 Obituary