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Charles Eustace Jolly

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Charles Eustace Jolly (-1929) of the Linotype and Machinery


1929 Obituary [1]

CHARLES EUSTACE JOLLY joined the sales department of the Linotype and Machinery Company in 1902 and remained in this position until his death on 24th February 1929.

He was born in Cheshire and served his apprenticeship with Messrs. Joseph Robinson and Company, of Salford.

He then became draughtsman on the staff of Messrs. Joseph Foster and Sons, of Preston.

In 1885 he went for a short time to New York where he was engaged in electrical engineering.

After holding several positions with various companies in this country he joined Messrs. William Muir and Company of Manchester as assistant manager, and remained with them for six years.

Later he rejoined the firm of Messrs. Joseph Foster and Sons as manager, and held this position for nearly three years until he joined the Linotype and Machinery Company.

He became a Member of the Institution in 1907.



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