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Charles Edward Glen Matheson

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Charles Edward Glen Matheson (c1899-1942)

1943 Obituary [1]

CHARLES EDWARD GLEN MATHESON whose untimely death occurred on 10th July 1942, in his forty-third year, was educated at Winchester College and the Manchester College of Technology, where, after an interruption during 1918-19 due to service with the Royal Engineers, he subsequently graduated B.Sc. (Tech.) in 1924. In the latter year he joined Sir W. G. Armstrong, Whitworth and Company, Ltd., Newcastle upon Tyne, as an improver.

From 1926 to 1937 he was in the employment of Messrs. Walter Bridges and Company, consulting engineers, of Westminster, with responsibility for the details of the construction of various industrial and public utility undertakings and the provision of the relevant plant. His last appointment was that of chief engineer to Messrs. A. E. Hawley and Company, dyers, of Hinckley, Leics., to whom he was responsible for the engineering departments of three factories. Mr. Matheson was elected a Graduate of the Institution in 1924, and was transferred to Associate Membership in 1930.

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