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Frederick Peake Sexton

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Frederick Peake Sexton (1882- )

1922 A.R.C.S., A.M.I.E.E., A.C.P., Consulting Electrical and Illuminating Engineer, 39, Parliament Street, Westminster, London, S.W.I. Residence, Kingston-on-Thames. b. 1882; s. of F. Maurice Sexton, A.R.C.S., Senior Examiner, H.M. Patent Office; m. Dorothy Emma, d. of Thomas Osborne. Ed. Private school, Royal College of Science, and City and Guilds Technical College. Engineer to the Electric Tested Lamp Co., Ltd.; Lecturer at the Woolwich Polytechnic, King's College School, Central Technical Schools for Cornwall, and the Battersea Polytechnic. Director of The Thames Electric Co., Ltd. Publications: "Boiling Point of Sulphur at Various Pressures"; papers before the Physical and Faraday Societies. War Services.—Sub-station work, and later with S. G. Brown, F.R.S., on the development of the Brown Gyrocompass, and other work.

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