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Roger Smith

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Roger Smith, electrical engineer of the GWR

1863 Born in London

early 1890s: resident engineer at the Davies Street Power Station

1898 Joined Kennedy and Jenkin

1905 Appointed electrical engineer of the Great Western Railway for nearly 20 years

Member of the Institution of Electrical Engineers; read paper on electrification of the Orleans Railway (1926)

1940 Died in London[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times Apr. 30, 1940