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Joseph Thiry (c1867-1905)
1905 Obituary 
JOSEPH THIRY died on September 8, 1905; at his residence at Vesinet, Seine-et-Oise, France, in his thirty-ninth year. For many years he lived in England, where he was the manager of the Otto-Hilgenstock Coke-Oven Company, Limited.
In 1902 he read a paper before the Iron and Steel Institute on the subject of coke-ovens, on which he was an acknowledged authority, entitled "The Recovery of By-products in Coke-Making."
He was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1897.