Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Walter McDermott

From Graces Guide

Walter McDermott (1851- )

1922 P.-Pres. Inst.M.M., late Man. Dir. of Fraser and Chalmers, Ltd., English Eng. Works; Governor of the Imperial College of Sc. and Technology; 'b. 1851; s. of Edward McDermott. Training: Yorkshire Iron Min. and Smelting Plant. Analytical Chemist at Ironworks, Yorkshire; Assayer and Explorer, Silver Islet Mine, Lake Superior; Joint Inventor, with W. B. Frue, of Frue Vanning Machine; examining Mines and Processes through the Western States of Amer.; Manager of Gold Mines in Montana; built and operated Ore-testing Works in New York City; Agent in London for Fraser and Chalmers, of Chicago. Publ.: " Treatment of Gold Ores," " Mining and Mining Investments "; many papers in Transactions of Inst. of Mining and Metallurgy. Clubs: Bath, Ranelagh, City Carlton, Mining and Metallurgical. Address: Moorgate Hall, Finsbury Pavement, London, E.C.2. T. A.: " Levelling, London." T. N.: 1024 London Wall.

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