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H. W. S. Rentell (1864- )
1922 A.M.I.E.E., F.Z.S., Electrical Engineer, 36, Maiden Lane, London, W.C.Z. T. A.: "Electricity Newspaper, London." T. N.: Gerrard 246o. b. 1864. Ed. Philological School, London; Neuenheim College, Heidelberg; City and Guilds of London Institute, Finsbury. Joined staff of Woodhouse and Rawson in 1885. In 1894 acquired control of "Electricity" newspaper. Undertaking formed into limited company in 1898. Since developed further business as publishers of technical books, many of which have become official standards for class teachers and students.