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Ralph Wolfenden

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Ralph Wolfenden (1884- )

1922 M.B.E., M.Sc., A.M. Mech.E., Barrister-at-Law, British Engineering College, Botanical Gardens, T.O., Howich, India; b. 1884; eldest s. of J. W. Wolfenden, J.P., of Heyside, Lancs. Ed. Waterloo High School, Oldham, and Matriculation Classes, Owens College, Manchester; Oldham Technical School and Victoria University of Manchester. Practical Training: With W. Gunther and Sons, Central Engineering Works, Oldham; Demonstrator in Engineering, King's College, London, W.C., 4 years; Lecturer in Engineering, King's College, London, since 1911; Examiner for the Degree of B.Sc. (Engineering) in the University of London; Lecturer in Surveying and Levelling, City of London College, Moorfields, E.C., 1907-15. Publications: Paper on "Design of Semi-Elliptic Springs" in "Engineering Review," 1908; paper on "High-Power Water Turbines," Institution of Civil Engineers, 19c 9. War Services.—Scientific Assistant, Department of Metrology (Gauge Testing ), National Physical Laboratory, Teddington, Middlesex, 1915-19.

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