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Walker, Charles Vincent (1812–1882), technical editor and electrical engineer

Anita McConnell

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/28472

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Walker, Charles Vincent (1812–1882), technical editor and electrical engineer, was born on 20 March 1812 in Marylebone, Middlesex, the son of Vincent Walker and his wife Ann, née Blake. Details of his education are unknown, although he was said to have been trained as an engineer. By 1838 he was drawn to the study of electricity, and was a founder and active member of the ...

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Subjects: Electrical Engineering ; History of Science and Technology

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