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Frederick Joseph Fox

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Frederick Joseph Fox (c1873-1929) of Bryan Corcoran

1929 Obituary [1]

FREDERICK JOSEPH Fox received his technical education at the City and Guilds Technical College, Finsbury, gaining the Certificate of the College.

He was apprenticed to Messrs. G. Wailes and Company from 1890 to 1894, and then served as a draughtsman with Messrs. Bryan Corcoran, of Mark Lane, London.

For a short period he continued business on his own account, but returned to Messrs. Corcoran as works manager in 1894. He afterwards became managing director, but resigned this position on account of ill-health three years ago.

Mr. Fox, who was born in Camberwell, became a Graduate of the Institution in 1893 and was transferred to Associate Membership in 1899.

He died on 13th August 1929, at the age of 56.

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