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Harry Albert Lawless Hepper

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Sir (Major) Harry Albert Lawless Hepper (1870-1935), Royal Engineers

1870 Born the eldest son of Col. Albert James Hepper ( -1915) and his wife Sophie Henrietta Lees

1897 Married Kathleen Florence Keelan

Invented 'Heppers Key Electric Key Transmitter' while a signal Engineer on the North Western Railway of India to replace key interlocking by hand

He eventually became the General Manager of the Great Indian Peninsula Railway.

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