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John Samuel Stratford Brame

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Professor John Samuel Stratford Brame (c1871-1952) of the Royal Naval College, Greenwich

1952 Obituary [1]

IT is with regret that we record the death of Professor J. S. S. Brame, of 3, Vanbrugh Fields, Blackheath, S.E.3, which occurred last week on Wednesday, December l0th, at the age of eighty-one.

John Samuel Stratford Brame was born in 1871 and was educated at Sir Thomas Rich's School, Gloucester, and the Royal College of Science, South Kensington.

Upon the completion of his technical education he became a demonstrator at the Royal Naval College, Greenwich, where he continued to serve in various capacities until he retired in 1932. He was made an instructor at the College in 1910 and four years later became Professor of Chemistry, a position which he continued to hold until 1932.

Professor Brame, who was awarded the C.B.E. in 1930, was the president of the Institution of Petroleum Technologists during the years 1921 to 1923 and chairman of the Standardisation Committee. He was also a Fellow of the Royal Institute of Chemistry and contributions from his pen appeared in the Journals of the Chemical Society, Society of Chemical Industry and the Institution of Petroleum Technologists.

The Cantor and Howard lectures were delivered by him before the Royal Society of Arts and other publications of his include " Treatise on Fuel- Solid, Liquid and Gaseous," and "Service Chemistry."

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