in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
P ublished online September 2005 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Electrical Engineering; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Agriculture and Farming. 2000 words.
Parkinson, Frank (1887–1946), electrical engineer and philanthropist, was born at Springfield, Guiseley, Wharfedale, Yorkshire, on 7 February 1887, the eldest of three children of Joseph...