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John Henry Ryan

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John Henry Ryan

1922 M.A., LL.B., M.Inst.C.E., Consulting Civil Engineer, Kilhefernan House, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary, Ireland. Ed. Trinity College, Dublin University; Engineering School, Dublin University. Engaged in railway works of magnitude in the U.S.A., notably the Chicago and N.W. Railway, Texas and Pacific Railway, etc. In Ireland as Chief Engineer, Galway and Clifden Railway (50 miles), for the Midland Great Western Railway; Chief Engineer on promotion and construction of several light railways in Ireland, also sewage works, waterworks, arterial drainage, etc., throughout Ireland, acting as Government Arbitrator on appointment by H.M. Public Works, Ireland, and Local Government Board; appointed Commissioner on the Arterial Drainage Commission in Ireland, 1905; Chief Engineer for promoters of St. Just (Falmouth) Ocean Docks and Railway up to 1914. Retained from time to time for many years as Inspector under Arterial Drainage Acts, Land Improvements Acts, and Light Railway and Tramways Acts, Ireland. Past-President, Institution of Civil Engineers, Ireland, and formerly on Council Inst.C.E., representing Ireland. Member of Tipperary County Club.

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