Issue 21 and Volume 1895 16.

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF LOCAL COMMITTEES. WILLIAM G. RICHADS Connected himself with the Atlanta water department in 1875, and has been superintendent eighteen years. His ability as manager of a water works system has given him a national reputation. He is at present vice-president of the American Water Works association, and together with City Engineer Clayton, [designed and constructed Atlanta’s magnificent new water works—a credit to any city of similar size. GEORGE HILLYER Was horn at Athens, Ga., March 17, 1835, educated at Mercer University, Macon, and is engaged in the legal profession, first going to Atlanta in 1865, where he has since remained. He represented Walton county in the house of representatives, and was State senator from Fill ton county, judge of the superior court, mayor of Atlanta, auditor of the W. A. R. R. and a captain in the Ninth Georgia regiment. Judge Hillyer is now president of the…

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