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1870 Born in Kensington, London, son of Alfred Westwood Mackenzie and his wife Mary.
1886-8 Attended Finsbury Technical College
1888-1891 Apprentice at works of North Eastern Marine Engineering Co
1891 Apprentice fitter, steam engine maker, boarding in Bishop Wearmouth
1892-94 Works manager Macquay Electric Light Co Ltd
1894-99 Partner in H. Sims and Co cycle manufacturers of Finsbury Park
1899-1900 Assistant engineer to the National Traction Engine Owners' and Users' Association
1900-1902 General manager of Oxford Steam Ploughing Co, Cowley
1904 Became an Associate of Inst Mech Engineers; he was managing partner of Motor Transport Co, Bedford Hotel Chambers, Covent Garden, London
1910 Erased membership of I Mech E
1911 Alfred Douglas Mackenzie 40, manager Motor Bus Company, was boarding in Worthing
1915 A director of Southdown Motor Services when the company was incorporated
1939 Alfred D Mackenzie, motor bus manager, lived in Brighton with Eva Mackenzie
1944 Died in Brighton