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Stanley James Harding

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Stanley James Harding (1878- )

1922 Associate I.E.E., Editor of "British Engineers' Home and Export Journal," Managing Director of Engineering Publications, Limited. London Office: 93 and 94, Chancery Lane, London, W.C.2. T. N.: Holborn 2578. Private Address: Fairoaks Lodge, Homesdale Road, Bromley, Kent; b. August 13, 1878. Ed. Private schools. Gained school scholarships and passed several public examinations. Served apprenticeship to Holroyd Smith, M.I.Mech.E., M.I.E.E. Has carried out many electric lighting and power installations in London and the provinces. Has specialised in domestic electrification, and has carried out important investigations in connection with electric heating and cooking apparatus, and many improvements in design and construction have followed. For three years—1909-12—carried on an all-electric home at Catford, in conjunction with the South Metropolitan Electric Light and Power Co, for the benefit of the electrical industry. Collaborated with E. W. Lancaster in writing a book on Electric Heating and Cooking, and has contributed many articles on electrical and engineering subjects to the technical press. Has lectured on electrical subjects before several scientific societies. For upwards of seventeen years was a member of the Editorial staff of the "Electrical Times," for four years as Assistant Editor. Resigned in 1918 to found and edit the "British Engineers' Home and Export Journal," which is now the official organ of the British Engineers' Association.

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