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Archibald J. S. B. Little

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Archibald John Stephenson Begg Little

1879 Born in Dumbarton, son of Gilbert Little founder of the New Conveyor Co

1881 Gilbert Little 27, Marion Little 26, John Little 6, Matthew Little 3, Archibald Little 1, lived in Dumbarton[1]

Apprenticeships with

1901 Secretary and engineer, New Conveyor Co, Smethwick[2]

1901 Article 'The Automatic Transmission of Material' [3]

1901 Associate of Inst of Mech Engineers; declared date of birth as 1875.

1907 Arrived in USA

1909 Gas engineer; naturalised US citizen; declared his date of birth as 1879 in Dumbarton.

1918 General manager, Central States Gas Co, Indiana[4]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 1881 census
  2. Mechanical Engineer Records, 1847-1930
  3. Fielden’s Magazine Vol 4
  4. U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards