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Parkinson, Frank (1887–1946), electrical engineer and philanthropist

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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Swinburne, Sir James, ninth baronet (1858–1958), industrial chemist and electrical engineer

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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