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Stanley, Charles Orr

Roger Hutchins.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Communications Engineering and Telecommunications; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1606 words.

Stanley, Charles Orr (1899–1989), promoter of telecommunications and industrialist, was born on 15 April 1899 in Cappoquin, co. Waterford, Ireland, the second son and fourth of six children...

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Whent, Sir Gerald Arthur [Gerry]

John Tysoe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management; Communications Engineering and Telecommunications; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 2062 words.

Whent, Sir Gerald Arthur [Gerry] (1927–2002), businessman, was born on 1 March 1927 in Ferozepore, India, the youngest of the four children of Major Albert Whent, an officer in the Royal...

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