DRAPER, FRANCIS EDWIN
- Born: 1880 Died: 1935
Civil engineer and architect. Francis Draper, who was born in Co. Galway(1) on 4 May 1880, was a son of CARTER DRAPER and a younger brother of CHARLES FREDERICK DRAPER . He attended the High School, Dublin, and the Royal College of Science, and then spent three years as a pupil in the office of KAYE-PARRY & amp; ROSS, followed by a further year as an assistant. In 1907 or 1908 he was appointed engineer to the No. 1 Council, Mitchelstown, Co. Cork. He is recorded there in the 1911 census, by which time he had been married to his wife, Elsie Marion, for five years and had a baby son.(2) He later worked in Westport, Co. Mayo. In the early 1920s he joined the staff of the Office of Public Works in Dublin. He died in 1935.(3)
ICEI: elected associate member, 4 March 1908.
RIAI: elected member, 1923.(4)
Addresses: Work: Public Works Department, Stephen's Green, Dublin, 1924-35.
Home: 20 George Street, Mitchelstown, Co. Cork, 1911;(5) 6 Moyola Terrace, Limerick, 1912-13; Seapoint, Westport, Co. Mayo, 1917-20; Kingston Lodge, Whitechurch, Rathfarnham, <=1922->=1934,
All information in this entry not otherwise accounted for is from ICEI admissions applications, IV, 65, ICEI and RIAI membership lists and Thom's directories.
(1) 1911 census of Ireland, http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/ (last visited Oct 2009).
(2) See note 1, above.
(3) IB 77, 2 Nov 1935, 997.
(4) JRIAI (1924), 15.
(5) See note 1, above.
1 work entries listed in chronological order for DRAPER, FRANCIS EDWIN
|Building:||CO. CORK, KILDORRERY, WATER SUPPLY|
|Nature:||For Mitchelstown RDC.|
|Refs:||IB 50, 22 Aug 1908, 510|