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John Reid Anderson

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John Reid Anderson (1867-1919)


1919 Obituary [1]

JOHN REID ANDERSON was born in London on 8th January 1867, and was educated at St. Olave's Grammar School, Southwark.

He attended engineering classes at King's College, London, and the City and Guilds (Engineering) College, Finsbury, during his apprenticeship, which was served with Messrs. Maudslay, Sons, and Field from 1881 to 1885, and with the late Mr. Cosmo Innes during the following eighteen mouths.

In 1888 he was appointed engineer to the London Sanitary Protection Association, and made a speciality of drainage, water supply, and sewage disposal.

In later years he entered into private practice as a consulting engineer, specializing in sanitation, heating, ventilation, etc.

His death took place at Norwood, London, on 27th April 1919, at the age of fifty-two.

He became a Member of this Institution in 1901, and he was also an Associate Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers.


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