DORIS, JOSEPH FRANCIS
- Born: - Died: 1961
County engineer for Co. Wexford, 1946-1961. Joseph Doris was born in Dungannon, Co. Tyrone, and educated at Dungannon Academy and Queen's University, Belfast, graduating with a B.Sc. in Engineering in 1922. His first post was as assistant engineer with Tyrone County Council. In 1925 he became Borough Surveyor for Armagh and, circa 1931, town surveyor of Dundalk. After fifteen years in Dundalk he was appointed County Surveyor for Co. Wexford in 1946, a post which he held for the rest of his life despite failing health in his last years. He died in Dublin on 4 April 1961, leaving a widow, Eileen, two sons, Patrick and Niall, and three daughters.
ICEI: elected associate member, 5 December 1927;(1) transferred to member, 2 November 1931.(2)
All information in this entry not otherwise accounted for is from the obituary of Doris in Engineers Journal 14 (1961), 221, which is accompanied by a photograph.
(1) TICEI 54 (1927-28), 37.
(2) TICEI 58 (1931-32), 1.
3 work entries listed in chronological order for DORIS, JOSEPH FRANCIS
|Building:||CO. LOUTH, DUNDALK, BARRACK STREET, HOUSES (056)|
|Refs:||IB 79, 11 Dec 1937, 1102|
|Building:||CO. LOUTH, DUNDALK, POINT ROAD, KERLEY'S FIELD, HOUSES (042)|
|Refs:||IB 80, 1 Oct 1938, 838|
|Building:||CO. LOUTH, DUNDALK, LENNON'S FIELD, HOUSES (063)|
|Refs:||IB 81, 4 Feb 1939, 109|