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William Richard MacDonald (1875- )
1922 A.M.I.E.E., M.I.Mech.E., Cons. Engr.; b. 1875; s. of Sir John Macdonald, K.C.B., F.R.S., R.N. Ed. Royal Naval School, New Cross. Training: King's College, London, and Willans and Robinsons, Ltd., Engrs. Diploma, King's College, for Eng. and Metallurgy. Inventions: The Submersible Electric Motor; an elec. apparatus for detecting Submarines, used in the late War. Club: Royal Corinthian Yacht. Address: 87, Victoria Street, London, S.W.I.