John Perry (1850–1920) was a pioneering engineer and mathematician from Ireland. He was born on February 14, 1850 at Garvagh, County Londonderry, the second son of Samuel Perry and a Scottish-born wife. Perry worked as Lord Kelvin’s assistant at the University of Glasgow, and later became professor of mechanical engineering at Finsbury Technical College.
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