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James George Melluish

James George Melluish, American sanitary engineer. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Illinois Society Engineers, Phi Delta Theta.

Background

  • Melluish, James George was born on February 25, 1870 in Bloomington, Illinois, United States. Son of Joseph Henry and Hannah (Bell) Melluish.

  • Education

    • Graduate Lawrenceville (New Jersey) School, 1891. Special student of University of Illinois, 1895. Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1896.

    Career

    • 1 son, James Kershaw. Married second, M. Teresa Galvis, Bucaramanga, S.A., May 11, 1929. 1 daughter, Gladys. Researches in sanitary biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, with Professor World Trade Sedgwick, 1897.

      Designed sanitary engineering works of Illinois State Normal U. and Illinois Soldiers Orphans Home, 1898-1900. Superintendent Union Gas & Electric Company, Bloomington, Illinois, 1900-1901. Sanitary and engineering investigations in Iowa, Illinois, New York, Florida and Louisiana, also sewerage and sewage disposal, etc., 1901-1919.

      Project engineer United States Housing Corporation, Alton (Illinois) District, 1918. District director Division of Industrial Hygiene and Medicine, St. Louis, 1919. Captain United States.P.H.S., rank of associate sanitary engineer.

      Sanitary engineer Pearse, Greeley & Hansen, 1923-1928. Engineer sewerage system, Barranquilla, Colombia, since 1928.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Unitarian

    Membership

    Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Illinois Society Engineers, Phi Delta Theta.

    Connections

    • Married Ruth Kershaw, of Bloomington, Illinois, October 15, 1903.; married second, M. Teresa Galvis, Bucaramanga, S.A., May 11, 1929.
    • father: Joseph Henry Melluish
    • mother: Hannah (Bell) Melluish
    • spouses: Ruth Kershaw
    • M. Teresa Galvis
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    Born February 25, 1870
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