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Charles Knott Graham

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Charles Knott Graham (c1862-1928)

1929 Obituary [1]

CHARLES KNOTT GRAHAM was educated at Blackheath and in France and Germany and from 1878 to 1883 served an apprenticeship in a Russian engineering works.

Later he owned an engineering works in South Russia, where he manufactured agricultural machinery and carried out general engineering work and ship repairs. He also owned and worked a coal mine.

Becoming afterwards director of the Russian Uralite Company, he returned to England to exploit the British patent owned by the firm and became consulting engineer to the British Uralite Company, who established works at Gravesend.

Mr. Graham continued his consulting practice until his death on 24th June 1928, at the age of 67, and he was also a director of the Citex Fire Extinguisher Company and of Messrs. Brown and Barlow, makers of carburetters.

During the War he served as an inspector of munitions.

He became a Member of the Institution in 1902.

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