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Tom Caplen

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Tom Caplen (1879- )

1922 Assoc.Inst.M.M., M.I. and S.I., F.S.A., Director of Works, Petroleum Min. Research, Egyptian Government; b. 1879; s. of W. Caplen, Tunbridge Wells. Ed. Scotsford House, Tunbridge Wells. Training: Camborne Sch. of Mines; and Holman Brothers, Eng. Works. Career: 14 years Manager Vigianagram Min. Co., Ltd., India; responsible for general outlay, shaft sinking, etc., group of three mines, and min. of same. Address: Dept. of Mines, Port Tewfik, Suez, Egypt.

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