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George John Price

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George John Price (1871-1903)

1905 Obituary [1]

GEORGE JOHN PRICE, born in Dublin on the 27th September, 1871, was the third son of George Roberts Price, now KC., and nephew of William Henry Price, formerly Engineer of the Harbour Works, Karachi.

The subject of this notice was educated at Mr. Strangway's school on Stephen's Green and at Trinity College, successfully graduating in Arts and Engineering in the University of Dublin.

In order to obtain practical knowledge of the profession, he served a pupilage in 1895 to C. A. Harrison, on the North Eastern Railway, and in 1896, after a few months spent in Ireland, he accepted an engagement to proceed to India as an Assistant Engineer on the Bengal and North Western Railway.

After being employed for some years on the construction of a branch line between Mansi and Khatihar, Kharik subdivision, under Alexander Izat, Mr. Price was transferred to Gonda, in Oudh, where he was placed in charge of a division of the railway. There he succumbed to an attack of dysentery on the 1st November, 1903.

Mr. Price was elected an Associate Member of the Institution on the 12th January, 1897.

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