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Professor William Sandilands Templeton (1871- )
1922 M.A., B. Sc., A.M.I.E.E., Electrical Engineer, 1, Glenside, Mannamead, Plymouth; b. 1871; m. 1908. Ed. Hamilton Academy, Hamilton, N.B.; Royal Technical College, Glasgow, and Glasgow University. Engaged in research work under the late Lord Kelvin while Metcalf Fellow of Glasgow University, 900-I—Assistant to the late Prof. W. E. Ayrton. F.R.S., City and Guilds Engineering College. 1901-3 —Assistant to Professor Alfred Hay, D.Sc., at Royal Indian Engineering College, Coopers Hill. 1903-6-Professor of Physics at the Royal Indian Engineering College, Coopers Hill. 1906-10—Professor of Physics at the Ceylon Medical and Technical Colleges, Colombo, Ceylon. 1910-6—Head of Electrical Engineering Department, Technical College, Devonport, and Principal of Devonport Technical College. 1916 to date—Principal of Plymouth and Devonport Technical Colleges, and Superintendent of Technical Instruction for Plymouth Corporation. 1906-7—Acting Consulting Electrical Engineer to the Ceylon Government, and Electrical Adviser to Colombo and Kandy Municipalities. Clubs: Glasgow University, London, and Mutley Constitutional, Plymouth. War Services.-1916-7—Superintendent of Ministry of Munitions Training Centre and Shell Production Factory, Plymouth. 917-9—Director of Ministry of Munitions Training Centre, Devonport.