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.

Arthur Noel Wilson

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Arthur Noel Wilson (1877- )

1922 Chevalier Order Crown of Belgium, M.I.Mech.E., Mem. Anglo-Belgian Union, Railway., Textile and Ventilating Engr.; Man. Dir., T. E. Wilson-Clyma, Lille, France; b. 1877; s. of Thomas E. Wilson. Ed. King's Sch., Canterbury. Training: Institut Industriel, Lille University. Silver Medal, Ste Industrielle, Lille. Pupil, Mather and Platt, Ltd., Manchester. Career: 1900—Engr. with Paul Kestner, of Lille, Vacuum Evaporators, Chemical Machinery; 1903—Partner firm, T. E. Wilson-Clyma, of Lille and Ghent, Engrs.' Textile Machinery; Patentee Inventions, Ventilation and Pneumatic Conveying; 1915—Engr., Machinery Dept. of C.I.R., B.O.T.; 1916—Head of Railway. Materials Dept. (Allies ), C.I.R., F.O.; Member Railways. Priority Committee, M. of M. (1917); Sec., Railways. Centralizing Committee (Allies); 1918— Textile Machinery Mission to French liberated Territory; 1919—Tech. Officer to Reconstruction Corn., Belgian Ministry of Economic Affairs; 1919— Tech. Officer to Rt. Hon. Herbert Samuel, Special British Corn. to Belgium; Sept., 1919—resigned Govt. Service, and resumed as Man. Dir., T. E. Wilson-Clyma, Lille. Report on " The Condition of Textile Industries in the Invaded Districts of France." lub: Union, Brussels. Address: 23, Rue Paul Lauters, Brussels (Belgium); and 27, Rue Leon Gambetta, Lille (France).

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