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James Cameron Smail (1880- )
1922 O.B.E., Associate I.E.E., Mechanical and Electrical Engineer, 90, Burbage Road, Herne Hill, S.E.24; b. 1880; in. Louisa Florence, d. of Alex. Davidson of Winnipeg, Manitoba. Ed. Daniel Stewart's College, Edinburgh; Heriot-Watt College, Edinburgh (diplomas in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering); Royal College of Science, London. Brush Electrical Engineering Co., Ltd., and Carrick and Ritchie, Ltd. Whitworth Exhibitioner, Royal Exhibitioner. Inspector of Technical Instruction, Ireland, I902-I I; Organizer of Trade Schools, London, 191119; Head of Technology Branch, 1919; Asst. Ed. Officer, 1920; London County Council Ed. Dept.; V.-Pres. for Tech. Education, International Jury, Turin Exhibition, 1911. Publications: "Technical Education in France and Germany," "Training and Education for the Printing Trades," "Training and Education for the Building Trades," etc. Member of the Caledonian Club. War Services.—District Manager, Metropolitan Munitions Committee, 1915-18; Manager for London County Council Education Department, munitions manufacture and training of munition workers, 1915-18.