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John Smeaton
Birth: 1724
Death: 1792

Civil engineer. He became the first person to use concrete since the Romans, when he constructed Eddystone lighthouse (1774) which had been destroyed by storms and was at the mercy of the seas full force. 
 
Burial:
St Mary Churchyard
Whitkirk
Leeds Metropolitan Area
West Yorkshire, England
 
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Record added: Aug 10, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9301381
John Smeaton
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- Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
 Added: Aug. 20, 2013
Rest in peace.
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 Added: Feb. 20, 2008

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