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SIR JOHN FOWLER

SIR JOHN FOWLER, K.C.M.G. (1817-1889), civil engineer, born at Sheffield; was actively engaged in the construction of numerous railways (notably the London and Brighton), and in dock and bridge building; carried through important works in Egypt in 1885, and, along with Sir B. Baker, he designed the Forth Bridge, on the completion of which he received a baronetcy.


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