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John Dunlop Parker

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John Dunlop Parker (1844-1916), civil engineer

1916 Obituary [1]

JOHN DUNLOP PARKER, born on the 9th March, 1844, died at Glasgow on the 5th May, 1916.

In 1862 he entered the service of the North British Railway Company, and 9 years later joined the staff of the Clyde Trust, carrying out, during 12 years’ service, important dock extensions and other works, as Resident Engineer and Manager.

In 1883 he joined the late Sir William Robertson Copland, M. Inst. C.E., and was associated with many of the water-supply, drainage and other undertakings carried out by him.

After Sir William Copland’s death Mr. Parker carried on an extensive practice in Glasgow with his son, Mr. W. A. Parker, M. Inst. C.E., and the late Captain P. I. Whitton.

Mr. Parker was elected a Member on the 2nd March, 1886.

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