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Bolton, Sir Francis John

R. H. Vetch.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 423 words.

Bolton, Sir Francis John (1831–1887), army officer and electrical engineer, was the son of Dr Thomas Wilson Bolton, surgeon, of London and Manchester. He enlisted in the Royal Artillery and...

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Cardew, Philip

R. H. Vetch.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 718 words.

Cardew, Philip (1851–1910), army officer and electrical engineer, was born on 24 September 1851 at Oakshade, near Leatherhead, Surrey, the eldest son in a family of four sons and four...

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Parkinson, Frank

J. A. Chartres.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Electrical Engineering; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Agriculture and Farming. 2000 words.

Parkinson, Frank (1887–1946), electrical engineer and philanthropist, was born at Springfield, Guiseley, Wharfedale, Yorkshire, on 7 February 1887, the eldest of three children of Joseph...

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Squier, George Owen

Stuart W. Leslie.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1510 words.

Squier, George Owen (21 March 1865–24 March 1934), soldier and electrical engineer, was born in Dryden, Michigan, the son of Almon Justice Squier and Emily Gardner, occupations unknown. The...

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Swinburne, Sir James, ninth baronet

F. A. Freeth.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Industrial Chemistry; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Social and Cultural History. 990 words.

Swinburne, Sir James, ninth baronet (1858–1958), industrial chemist and electrical engineer, was born in Inverness on 28 February 1858, the third of the six sons of Lieutenant Thomas...

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Swope, Gerard

George Wise.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 1263 words.

Swope, Gerard (01 December 1872–20 November 1957), corporation president, was born in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of Isaac Swope, a watchcase manufacturer who had emigrated from Saxony,...

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Webber, Charles Edmund

R. H. Vetch.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1120 words.

Webber, Charles Edmund (1838–1904), army officer and electrical engineer, born in Dublin on 5 September 1838, was the son of the Revd T. Webber of Leekfield, co. Sligo, and his wife, of...

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