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William Thom (1872- )
1922 M.I.E.E., Assoc.Inst.C.E., Electrical, Steam and Automobile Engineer, Tramway Depot, Stoke-on-Trent. T. A.: "Tramways, Stoke-on-Trent." T. N.: Central 861 and 141. b. 1872. Ed. Gordons' College, Aberdeen. Six years with Hall, Russell and Co., engineers and shipbuilders, Aberdeen; 21 years with The Electric Construction Company, Bushbury, Wolverhampton; years in Durban, South Africa, Superintending for the Electric Construction Co., erection and running of electric lighting plant for the Corporation of Durban; 8 years Engineer and General Manager of The Madras Electric Tramways. From 1907 as Engineer and General Manager to The Potteries Electric Traction Co., Ltd. Director of the North Staffordshire Tramways Co., Ltd.; P-Pres. of the Stoke-on-Trent Association of Engineers. Member of the Madras Club, India. War Services.—Chairman of Advisory Committee for Recruiting in the District of Stoke-on-Trent; District Engineer to the Coal Controller in his Coal Economy Campaign (Stoke-on-Trent Area).