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Llewellyn Birchall Atkinson

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Llewellyn Birchall Atkinson

1922 M.I.E.E., Assoc..Inst.0.E., Elec. Engr. Director, Cable Makers Assoc. and Pres. I.E.E. Ed. Merchant Taylors Sch. In 1880 attended Prof. Ayrton's classes on Electricity. First prize and silver medal City and Guilds in Elec. Eng. Three years' course at King's Coll., gained the Telford Medal in both second and third years. Served App. at Kitson's Engineering Works, Leeds. Articled to Goolden and Trotter, of London. In 1888 became a partner in the firm. On the amalgamation of firm with Easton & Anderson, Mr. Atkinson remained a director of the new firm until 1897. He assisted in founding the Trafford Power and Light Supply Co., Ltd., in 190o, and three years later became a Director of W. T. Glover and Co., Ltd., Cable Makers. In 1916 was appointed Secretary to the Cable Makers Assoc., of which he is now Director; and he is Chairman of the Joint Industrial Council of the Cable Making Industry.

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