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Thomas Ormonde Berminham Otway-Ruthven ( -1931)
1931 Obituary 
THOMAS ORMONDE BERMINGHAM OTWAY-RUTHVEN was for many years chief mechanical engineer of the Baro-Kano Railway, Northern Nigeria, an appointment he took up in 1910.
He remained with the company until 1909, first as a draughtsman for a period of nine years and later as district locomotive superintendent at Battersea.
He went to Nigeria in 1910 as assistant locomotive superintendent of the Baro-Kano Railway; he was later for a time locomotive superintendent to the Eastern Nigerian Railways Construction.
Mr. Otway-Ruthven was elected an Associate Member of the Institution in 1914 and was transferred to Membership in 1917.
He died on 11th March 1931.