Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Engineer. After graduating John Lane worked on the Shannon Power Development Scheme and then spent about fourteen years with a firm of public works contractors, engaged on road and housing development and water supply and sewerage schemes. From about 1945 he was engineering inspector in the Department of Local Government. He was appointed county engineer for Monaghan in December 1947 and was transferred to Co. Laois in 1949. He retired in 1974.

ICEI: elected associate member, 7 March 1938;(1) transferred to member, 1 December 1947;(2) council member, 1960-62; vice-president, 1962-63; president 1963-64.(3)



All information in this entry not otherwise accounted for is from the brief note on Lane's career in IB 90, 6 Mar 1948, 172, and from Brendan O'Donoghue. A photograph of Lane forms the frontispiece to TICEI 90 (1963-64)

(1) TICEI 64 (1937-38), 177.
(2) TICEI 74 (1947-48), 40.
(3) TICEI lists of officers.

Author Title Date Details
Lane, John [Presidential Address to ICEI] 1964 TICEI 90 (1963-64), 1-15.