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John Coghlan


Irish civil engineer. Studied engineering at Paris, receiving his diploma in 1844. Assistant engineer, Board of Public Works, Ireland, 1846–52. Worked in Spain, Sweden, and Westphalia. Government engineer in Argentina, 1857–87. Worked on the harbour, waterworks, and drainage of Buenos Aires, and on railways in Argentina.


Proceedings of the Institute of Civil Engineers 103 (1891): 363–5.