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John Mitchell Salmond

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John Mitchell Salmond (1842-1890)

1890 Obituary [1]

. . . . .In 1874 he entered the Public Works Department of India, as a civilian, and was appointed, on the 10th of March of that year, temporary Assistant Engineer to the Madhubani division of the Tirhut Relief Works, Bengal.

In July 1875 he was transferred to the Rangoon and Irawaddy State Railway, and was appointed Assistant Engineer of the second grade.

In April 1879 he was made Executive Engineer, with charge of the construction of the suburban line of the same railway. . . . [more]

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