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Alexander George Ionides

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Alexander George Ionides (1870-1945), consulting engineer

1870 Born in London, son of Luke and Elfrida Ionides

1881 Luke A. Ionides 44, stock broker, living in Kensington, with Elfrida 32, Alexander Ionides 10, Mary 9, Irene 5, Philip 4[1]

BA degree

1892 Employed at Fowler-Waring Cable Co., North Woolwich; joined I Civil Eng[2]

1897 Living in Dartford, an engineer. Married Alice Wynne Phillips in Islington[3]

1903 Joined IEE[4]

1914 Living Leicester[5]

WWI Served in the Experimental Department of the Admiralty where he developed a submarine detector for which he received a special grant[6]

Consulting engineer to Rolls-Royce and Vauxhall Motors

1927 Living in Markyate, Dunstable[7]

1945 Died at Llandudno.

1944/45 Obituary [8]

Alexander George Ionides was born in 1870 and educated at Harrow and Cambridge.

He commenced his engineering career with the Brush Electrical Engineering Company and later commenced in business on his own account as a Consulting Engineer.

He died on 2nd February, 1945, at the age of 75.

He was elected a Member in 1910.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1881 census
  2. UK, Civil Engineer Lists, 1818-1930
  3. London Marriages
  4. Electrical Engineer Lists
  5. Electrical Engineer Lists
  6. The Times , 1945
  7. Electrical Engineer Lists
  8. 1944/45 Institution of Automobile Engineers: Obituaries