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William Bradley Woodhouse

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William Bradley Woodhouse (1873-1940), electrical engineer

1902 Presented paper on Neptune Bank Power Station

1916 Engineer to the Yorkshire Electric Power Company.

1940 Obituary [1]

Obituary 1940[2]

"...British power supply industry has lost one of the outstanding figures of recent years by the sudden death on Sunday, March 31st, at his home at Bramhope, near Leeds, of William Bradley Woodhouse, who for the last thirty-seven years has been associated with the Yorkshire Electric Power Company as its chief engineer and managing director.

He was born in London on April 3rd, 1873, and was educated at Finsbury Technical College. On leaving college he spent some time in the coal mining..."[More]

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