Reference Entry

Bennett, Alfred Rosling (1850–1928), electrical engineer

Ronald M. Birse

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Bennett, Alfred Rosling (1850–1928), electrical engineer, was born on 14 May 1850 in Islington, London, the son of John Richard Bennett. He had at least one brother. He was educated at a private school, and later at the Bellevue Academy, Greenwich. His original leanings were towards railway engineering, and he maintained an interest in the subject all his life, but his first appointment in 1869 was to the Indian government ...

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Subjects: Electrical Engineering

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