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Becket, Frederick Mark

Stephen H. Cutcliffe

in American National Biography Online

Published in print January 1999 |
Published online February 2000 | e-ISBN: 9780198606697 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/anb/9780198606697.article.1300111

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Becket, Frederick Mark (11 January 1875–01 December 1942), industrial electrometallurgist, was born in Montreal, Canada, the son of Robert Anderson Becket, a businessman, and Anne Wilson. Becket attended McGill University, graduating in 1895 with a degree in electrical engineering. Intending initially to follow a career in the electrical industry, he went to work for Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Co. in East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania....

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Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion

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