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...