Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Albert Carter Ashton

From Graces Guide
1912. Albert C. Ashton

Albert Carter Ashton (1869-1922), son of Henry George Ashton.

Manager of Ashton Valve Co after his father's death.


HONORED BY ENGINEERS[1]

Albert C. Aahton Elected President of the New England Association of Commercial Engineers

Albert C. Ashton, treasurer and general manager of the Ashton Valve Co., Boston. Mass., was recently elected president of the New England Association of Commercial Engineers, which is composed of everyone manufacturing or handling power plant apparatus and engineers' supplies. The association has for its objects the collection of power plant statistics, advance construction information, etc., for its members, and conducting the power shows held in conjunction with the conventions of the X. A. S. E. Mr. Ashton has long held a prominent place'in engineering trade circles, his company being a representative manufacturer of steam gauges, pop safety valves and other devices of a similar character. He is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, class of 1889, and has passed through the ranks as machinist, draftsman, superintendent and salesman to his present position. He holds membership in and is active in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers; Massachusetts Mechanics’ Charitable Association; Engineers’ Blue Room Club; Railway Supply Manufacturers’ Association; Boston Chamber of Commerce; Somerville & Cambridge Boards of Trade, and the Cambridge Manufacturers’ Association.


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Sources of Information

  1. Mill Supplies (Jan 1912)