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William Shillito Cranston

William Cranston was born in Arnprior in 1863.  After graduating from McGill University as a civil engineer, Cranston practised throughout Canada.  He was the surveyor on the OA & PSRR. 

He later worked for the CPR in the construction of the Crow’s Nest Pass, and, at the time of his death in 1902, was the City Engineer for Ottawa. 

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