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John Wilson Beck (1887- )
1922 Inter.Sc., A.M.I.E.E., Electrical Engineer, 106, Windsor Road, Ilford, Essex. T. A.:" c/o Pritchett, Dagenham." T. N.: Rainham 34. b. 1887; fifth s. of late James A. Beck, of Everton House, Belfast. Ed. Campbell College, Belfast, 1898-1902; Belfast Technical College, 1902-6; South-Western Technical College, Chelsea, S.W., 1907-9. Professional Career: Premiumed pupil with H. J. Scott and Co., Electrical and General Engineers, Volt Works, Belfast, 1902-6; Assistant Engineer-in-Charge, Belfast Corporation Electricity Works, 1906-7'; Engineer-in-Charge, Millwall Docks Electricity Works (Poplar Borough Council), 1909-12; Manager to A. Max Bennett and Co., Engineers, 133, Royal Avenue, Belfast, 1912-3; Assistant to Chief Engineer, Electrical Power Storage Co., Millwall, E., 1912-5; Assistant Engineer, Pritchett and Gold and Electrical Power Storage Co., Dagenham Dock, 1915 to present date.