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Alfred Ernest Mills

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Alfred Ernest Mills (c1864-1925)

1925 Obituary [1]

ALFRED ERNEST MILLS, M.A., died on the 15th August at North Finchley at the age of 61.

He was educated at University College School, London, and Clare College, Cambridge. Owing to ill-health he did not follow an active engineering career but always took a great interest in the progress and development of the science.

In 1887 he was appointed Assistant Secretary to the Railway Benevolent Institution, and in 1898 became General Secretary, He held that position for 27 years, eventually retiring at the end of 1924 owing to failing health.

He was elected an Associate of the Institution in 1885 and a Member in 1887, and was also a Fellow of the Physical Society of London.

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