John Ignatius Shirley Mexico

Biography of John Ignatius Shirley

John Ignatius Shirley was born in Mexico, son of James, superintendent of the Mexican Railroad.

He matriculated at the University in 1904, taking classes in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Physics Laboratory.

Shirley went on to patent an elastic fluid motor on 17 May 1910 in the US, while at the University Club of Mexico.


John Ignatius Shirley
Born 1886.
GU Degree: Science and Engineering, 1904;
University Link: Student
English snippet: Student of the University of Glasgow in 1904
Record last updated: 22nd Jul 2014

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Mexico Mexico, Mexico City
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  • Student