Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Richard Vernon Wheeler

From Graces Guide

Richard Vernon Wheeler (1883-1939)

1922 D.Sc., F.I.C., F.G.S., F.C.S., M.I. and S.I., M.Soc.C.I., Prof. of Fuel Technology, Sheffield University; Director, Mines Dept., Experimental Station; b. 1883; s. of the late R. J. Wheeler, Chief Inspector of Machinery, R.N. Ed. Plymouth Coll.; and Owens Coll., Victoria University, Manchester. Dalton Sch. and University Fellow, Victoria University, Manchester. Chemist and Gas Plant Manager, Monks, Hall and Co., Ltd., Warrington; Chemist to British Coal Dust Experiments Committee; Min. Assoc. of G. Britain; Chemist to Explosions in Mines Committee, Home Office; Director of Home Office Experimental Station; Safety-Lamps Testing Officer, Mines Dept., B.O.T.; Member of Miners' Lamps Committee. Reports on Coal-min. Problems; Scientific and Tech. Papers on Coal, Combustion and Flame. Address: The University, Sheffield; Eskmeals, Cumberland.


1939 Obituary [1]



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