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Henry Lippman

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Henry Lippman (c1879-1937) managing director of Schiess-Defries (Great Britain)

1937 Obituary [1]

Many British engineers who wore at the Leipzig Technical Fair learned with deep regret of the sudden death on Thursday evening, March 4th, of Mr. Henry Lippman, who, for the past fourteen years, had been the representative in England and of Schiess-Defries and the managing director of Schiess-Defries (Great Britain). Ltd.

Mr. Lippman was born in Swansea, and received his education at Hanover, in Germany. He was trained as an engineer and spent some years in Australia, and in the Solomon Islands. He was a. well-known figure in the heavy machine tool trade, and his sudden death at the comparatively early ago of fifty-eight is not only a severe loss to his firm, but one which will be keenly felt by his personal friends.

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