Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architect on the staff of the Office of Public Works from 1921 or earlier until 1960 or later. Alfred Arvid Akerlind was born in Clogher, Co. Tyrone, in 1887. After serving with in the Royal Engineers in 1918, the last year of the Great War, in March 1921 he was appointed an assistant architect in the Office of Public Works.(1)  During the second half of the 1920s he was district architect in Co. Mayo, moving to Killarney by 1933.  By 1947 he had been promoted to the rank of architect and remained in this position until at least 1960.


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(1) Irish Times, 17 Mar 1921.