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William A. Kenneth

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William A. Kenneth ( -1906)


1906 Obituary [1]

WILLIAM A. KENNETH died, after a long and painful illness, in March at his residence 24, Almondbank Terrace, Edinburgh.

He served an engineering apprenticeship with Messrs. Dubs & Co. of Glasgow, attending evening classes at the Technical College there at the same time.

Subsequently he joined the Electric Construction Co. at Wolverhampton, with whom he remained during two years.

He then returned to Glasgow where he took up a position with Messrs. Mavor & Coulson, Ltd.

He left them to join the Edison & Swan United Electric Light Co. at Ponders End, and soon after was offered an appointment with the British Engine, Boiler, & Electrical, Insurance Co., of Manchester, with whom he remained until the time of his death.

He was elected an Associate of the Institution in 1903, and was transferred to the class of Associate Members in 1905.


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