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John William Tudor Walsh

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John W. T. Walsh, M.A. (Oxon.), D.Sc.(London), M.I.E.E., Illumination engineer

1892 Born in London[1]

Educated at Hampton Grammar School.

Merton College, Oxford.

1912 Gained B.Sc[2]

Joined the National Physical Laboratory

1916 With Clifford Copland Paterson, developed the Paterson–Walsh electric height finder.

1917 Gained M.Sc

1918 Associate Member IEE; member of Council[3]

Became Principal Scientific Officer, National Physical Laboratory (Elect. Dept.).

1927 Gained D.Sc at University of London

1929 Member of IEE

1939 Lately Hon. Sec., International Commission on Illumination, now Member of Executive; Past-Pres., Illuminating Engineering Society.

1951 Presented the Trotter-Paterson Memorial lecture on the "The Early Years of Illuminating Engineering in Great Britain"[4]

1962 Died

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. University of London student records
  3. Electrical engineer lists
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