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Richard Edward Whichello

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Richard Edward Whichello (1875-1908)

1908 Obituary [1]

RICHARD EDWARD WHICHELLO was born at Lincoln on 30th October 1875.

His education was received at public schools and the Lincoln Science and Art School, and he commenced his apprenticeship in 1890 in the workshops of Messrs. Ruston, Proctor and Co., Lincoln.

On its completion in 1896 he remained in the drawing-office until 1900, when he went to Calcutta in the interests of the firm and of their agents, Messrs. Martin and Co.

He took a keen interest in the technical education of Indian students, and delivered several courses of lectures in a Technical Institute which he assisted in organising.

His death took place in Calcutta on 17th April 1908, at the age of thirty-two.

He became an Associate Member of this Institution in 1902.

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