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Arthur Armitage

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Arthur Armitage (1876-1921)

1921 Obituary [1]

ARTHUR ARMITAGE was born in 1876 and received his early education at the People's College, Nottingham.

From 1890 to 1892 he was a student at the University College, Nottingham.

He was then apprenticed to the Central Marine Engine Works, West Hartlepool, and afterwards to the G. P. O. Instrument Repair Shop, Nottingham.

In April, 1893, he was appointed as a junior on the staff of the Nottingham Corporation Electricity Department, and after passing through the various sections became Chief Assistant in 1902. He held this position until his death, which occurred on 23rd January, 1921.

He was elected an Associate Member of the Institution in 1902, and a Member in 1917.

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