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Morgan Mark Bevan

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Morgan Mark Bevan (1849-1899)

1900 Obituary [1]

MORGAN MARK BEVAN, born 21st March, 1849, died 12th October, 1899.

Mr. Be van had seen considerable service in various capacities in both hemispheres. From 1874 to 1878, he was with the Western and Brazilian Telegraph Company as Superintendent at their stations of Santa Catharina and Rio de Janeiro.

From 1879 to 1883, and again later, he served with Messrs. Siemens Bros, and Co., as electrician in the testing of submarine cables during manufacture, laying and repair.

From 1883 to 1887, he acted as electrician to the torpedo division attached to the Argentine and Chilian Governments.

He was afterwards employed in superintending the manufacture and laying of submarine cables in the West Indies, and from 1897 to 1899 he was engaged in electrical, mechanical and other testing work at the Postal Telegraph Factory, Mount Pleasant, London.

He was elected a Member of this Institution on the 22nd of May, 1890.

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