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John Stuart Beresford

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John Stuart Beresford (1845- )

1915 Indian Biographical Dictionary

Beresford, John Stuart, C.I.E., (1900): b. 1845; s. of late Thomas Beresford; m. 1872, Elizabeth, d, of late William Quinton. Entered service in P.W.D., India, 1867; Chief Engineer and Secretary to Government, N-W. Provinces and Oudh, 1892; Chief Engineer and Secretary to Chief Commissioner, Central Provinces, 1893-96; Chief Engineer and Secretary to Government of Punjab, Irrigation Branch, 1896-1900; Member of Punjab Legislative Council, 1897-1900; Joint Secretary to the Government of India and Inspector-General of Irrigation, 14 Jan. to 24 July 1898; retired, 1900; is a Member Queen’s University, Ireland; Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers; Fellow, Allahabad University. Publications: Several monographs and reports on engineering subjects. Address: c/o Grindly and Co., 54 Parliament Street, S.W. East India United Service Club.

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