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Thomas Andrews (d.1910)

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Thomas Andrews ( -1910)

1911 Obituary [1]

THOMAS ANDREWS joined the first French Atlantic Telegraph Company in 1869, as superintendent of the station at Brest.

In 1873 he was transferred to the Anglo-American Telegraph Company, and remained with them for twenty-seven years in the same capacity.

When, in 1900, the French cable was abandoned, Mr. Andrews was sent to another station of the same Company at Havre, where he continued until his retirement in 1906.

He became a Member of the Institution in 1873.

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