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Henry Llewellyn Thomas Foster

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Henry Llewellyn Thomas Foster (1865- )

1922 M.Inst.C.E., M.I.E.E., M.A.M.E.E., F.R.S.A., M. L'pool E. Soc., M. Soc. du Ing. Carile de France, Elec. Engr.; Chief Elec. Engr., British Engine Boiler and Elec. Insurance Co., Ltd., London and Manchester; b. 1865; s. of late Capt. W. T. Foster, Queen's Bays. Ed. All Hallows. School, Honiton, and Clifton College and Bristol University College 1st Class Eng. App. G. K. Stothert and Co., Bristol; R. E. Crompton and Co., Ltd., Chelmsford, as Improver, 1885-7; in Australia for Crompton and Co., Ltd., 1887-9; joined the Westminster Electric Supply Corporation, Ltd., in 1889 as first Elec. Engr.; then Res. Engr. at Davies Street Central Station, W., 1891-8; joined Sir Alexander Kennedy's Tech. Staff in 1898; Chief Elec. Engr. to the British Engine, Boiler and Electrical Insurance Co., Ltd., since 1898. Paper on "Electrical Breakdowns," I. of E.E., Manchester Section, and Assoc. of Min. Elec. Engrs. Pres. of Manchester Branch of Assoc. of Min. Elec. Engrs. for 2+ years; Pres. of London Branch, 191920-21. M. Illuminating Soc. Club: St. Stephen's, London. Address: Home-25, Carlton Hill, N.W.8; Office—c/o B.E.B. and E.I. Co., Ltd., 56, Kingsway, W.C.2. T. N.: Home—Hampstead 5241; Office— Holborn 1230.

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