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Joseph Moore Hunter

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Joseph Moore Hunter (1875-1932)

1932 Obituary [1]

JOSEPH MOORE HUNTER was the London manager of the Motherwell Bridge and Engineering Company, with whom he had been connected for over thirty-two years, during which he had been responsible for the carrying out of several important bridge and dock contracts.

He was born at Motherwell in 1875 and received his technical education at the Glasgow and West of Scotland Technical College.

He served his apprenticeship with Messrs. John Grieve and Company of Motherwell from 1894 to 1897 and was subsequently appointed chief draughtsman. He remained with this firm until 1900, when he joined the Motherwell Bridge and Engineering Company in the same capacity.

During the years 1895 to 1906 Mr. Hunter also held an appointment as a teacher of engineering.

He was elected an Associate Member of the Institution in 1908 and transferred to Membership in 1917.

His death occurred on 13th May 1932.

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