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Albert Hickey

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Albert Hickey (c1887-1948)

1949 Obituary [1]

"ALBERT HICKEY was associated with the firm of Messrs. J. Hickey and Sons, Ltd., boiler makers, of Richmond, from his apprenticeship, which he served from 1907 to 1911, up to the time of his death, which occurred in his sixty-first year on 11th September 1948.

On the completion of his practical training he was made foreman of the boiler shop and three years later became responsible for the entire management of the business, which under his direction rapidly expanded. He had a specialized knowledge of steam-operated equipment for the production of tin and lead foil. Since 1941, he had been chairman and managing director. Mr. Hickey was elected an Associate of the Institution in 1945."

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