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Arthur Edward Bennett (1873-1920)

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Arthur Edward Bennett (1873-1920) of Webster and Bennett

1921 Obituary [1]

ARTHUR EDWARD BENNETT was born at Leicester on 28th June 1873.

He was educated at Mill Hill School, London, and at the City and Guilds of London College.

After serving an apprenticeship of three years with Messrs. Gimson and Co., Leicester, he became a partner in the firm of Webster and Howarth, machine-tool makers, Coventry, of which the firm of Webster and Bennett, Ltd., is the successor.

His death took place at Leicester on 8th July 1920, at the age of forty-seven.

He became a Member of this Institution in 1902.

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