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J. Arthur Sykes

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J. Arthur Sykes (1880- )

1922 M.I.E.E., Mech. and Elec. Engineer, "Elmhurst," Park Crescent, Roundhay, Leeds. T. A.: "Tubes, Leeds." T. N.: 20031 Leeds and 302 Roundhay. b. 1880. Training: Huddersfield Technical College. Chief Draughtsman, Clayton and Co., Huddersfield; Assistant Engineer, Huddersfield Corporation Tramways; Assistant Engineer, Rhyl Electricity and Destructor Works; Power Station Superintendent, Mansfield Corporation Electricity Works; Deputy Engineer and Manager, Heston and Isleworth Electricity Works; Manager and Chief Electrical Engineer, William Beardmore and Co., Ltd., Glasgow; Assistant to General Manager, Wm. Beardmore and Co., Ltd., Glasgow. Works Manager, The Yorkshire Copper Works, Ltd., Leeds. President Yorkshire Centre, Industrial League and Council. Publications: "Use of Electricity in Steel Works," etc.

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