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Death of Thomas C. Lovell.

Issue 20 and Volume 45.

Death of Thomas C. Lovell. Thomas Clarkson Lovell, superintendent of the waterworks of Fitchburg, Mass., died at his home in that city on April 22. He was born at West Boylston, Mass., on March 21, 1846, and studied both engineering and architecture. In the former capacity he constructed the Worcester waterworks and its sewage system and was consulting ngineer at the commencement of the construction of the waterworks of Fitchburg, to which city he came in 1869. He practised his profession there till 1875, when he was elected superintendent of waterworks, holding that position till he died. In 1879 he was elected a water commissioner of the city, and in that capacit.v served three full terms of five years each, declining a fourth re-election. He was a faithful and conscientious employe of the city, and, as a water commissioner was of great service, owing to his technical knowledge.

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