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Edward James Stevenson

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Edward James Stevenson (1882-1915)


1915 Obituary [1]

EDWARD JAMES STEVENSON was born in London on 7th August 1882.

He was educated at Streatham Grammar School and served an apprenticeship of four years with Messrs. R. Cort and Son (1898-1902), when he became Manager of the firm, and subsequently Chairman of the Company.

He relinquished this position in 1907 to enter the Submarine Boat Department of the firm of Messrs. Vickers, Sons and Maxim, and was holding the post of Manager of the Power Station, Engine, Smithy, and Shell Departments, at the time of his death, which took place at Barrow-in-Furness on 9th May 1915, in his thirty-third year.

He became a Graduate of this Institution in 1902, and was Honorary Secretary of the Graduates' Association during 1904-5, and Chairman in 1905-6.

He was elected an Associate Member in 1907.



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