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John Budge

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John Budge (1874-1939)

1874 Born in Negapatam, India the son of James M. Budge, a locomotive engineering foreman

1939/40 Obituary [1]

John Budge was born in 1874 and educated at Barton School, Wisbech.

Apprenticeship was served with Richard Hornsby and Sons, Grantham, and on its completion he remained for a further three years in the Drawing Office of the firm.

He then occupied positions successively with Humber and the Velox Motor Co, and in 1904 he was appointed Manager of Standard Motor Co where he remained for the remainder of his active career.

He died on 5th July, 1939, at the age of 65.

He was elected a Member in 1910.

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