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George Thomas Gillespy

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George Thomas Gillespy (1872- )

1922 A.M.I.Mech.E., M.I.Mar.E., Mechanical Engineer, International Buildings, Kingsway, London, W.C.2. T. A.: " Intertext, Westcent, London." b. 1872; fourth s. of late J. R. Gillespy of London; m. in 1899, Mabel (died 1910), d. of late John Gibson of Addiscombe. Ed. Private schools and Finsbury Technical College Mechanical Department. Apprenticeship at the L. and Y. Locomotive Works, Bury, and Wallsend Slipway and Engineering Co., Ltd. Eight years Drawing Office experience, London and Bristol. r897-I902—Resident Engineer, Orient Co., Ltd., Ceylon. 1906—Assistant to Consulting Engineers, London. 1908—Chief Instructor, Civil and Mechanical Engineering. 1911—Principal, and 1916 Director of Instruction International Correspondence Schools, London; Member of Mathematical Association. War Services.—Royal Engineers (Volunteers). Four years, Engineering Institutions Company.

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