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Samuel Coley Rhodes (1878-1959)
1878 Born in Morley, son of Matthew Rhodes
1899 Draughtsman with W. J. Jenkins and Co, Retford
1901 Civil, mechanical and electrical engineer, working on own account, lived in Morley with his parents
1901-3 Working as (general) engineer on own account - Ampere Works, Morley
1903 Moved to Khartoum to be Head of Engineering, Gordon College
1908 Associate member I Mech E; head of engineering department, Gordon College, Khartoum.
1918 transferred to Member I Mech E
1922 M.I.Mech.E., Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., A.M.I.E.E., Manager, Tech. Instruction Training Dept., and Senior Lecturer Mech. Eng., Gordon Coll., Khartoum, since 1903; b. 1878; s. of Matthew Rhodes, Machine Maker (J. Rhodes and Sons). Ed. Yorkshire Coll., Leeds. Training: J. Rhodes and Sons, Morley, Leeds. Distinctions: Bronze Medallist, Queen's Prizeman, Wh.Ex. Address: Gordon College, Khartoum.
1922 May: Arrived in London from Mozambique
1952 Arrived in Liverpool from Montreal
1959 Died in Coventry