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James George Melluish

sanitary engineer

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.

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