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Julius Leonard Fox Vogel (c1873-1943) Metallurgist.
1894 Born in Wellington, New Zealand, son of the Hon. Sir Julius Vogel, K.C.M.G., Premier of and Agent General for New Zealand.
Educated at Charterhouse.
Assistant to Dr. O. J. Steinhart in Chemical and Electrolytic Syndicate, Ltd.
1894-1907 Partner in the firm of Steinhart and Vogel for 14 years; carrying out large scale investigations into new processes.
1908 Steinhart, Vogel and Cloud was dissolved by mutual consent. J. L. F. Vogel took up the management of a tungsten works in the North of England. The erection of the factory in Widnes was, however, abandoned.
1911 Living at Matham Manor Lodge, Matham Road East Molesey, Surrey: Mary Vogel (age 62 born Longford, Tasmania), Widow. With her son Julius Vogel (age 38 born Wellington, New Zealand), Chemical and Metallurgical Engineer - Employer, and her daughter Phoebe Vogel (age 35 born Marylebone). One visitor. Two servants.
1914 Appointed by a combination of High Speed Steel makers to design and erect a Tungsten factory and subsequently appointed General Manager in charge of the whole business, High Speed Steel Alloys Ltd.
WWI Specially exempt for manufacture of Tungsten metal required for munition manufacture
By 1922 M.I.E.E., M.Inst.M.M., Chem. and Elec. Engr., of High Speed Steel Alloys, Ltd., Widnes, Lancs.