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Edward Marriott Gibson

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Edward Marriott Gibson (1870-1915)

1915 Obituary [1]

EDWARD MARRIOTT GIBSON was born at Ligovo, near Petrograd, on 22nd May 1870.

His scholastic education was received at Winchester College from 1883 to 1887, after which he studied for three years at the City and Guilds of London Technical College, Finsbury.

In 1890 he began an apprenticeship of four years at the Salford Iron Works of Messrs. Mather and Platt, and on its completion lie went as assistant engineer to the Schlusselburg Calico Printing Co., near Petrograd. Six years later he was appointed chief engineer to the company, and in 1902 was added the post of outside manager.

These positions he was holding at the time of his death, which took place at Schlusselburg on 11th June 1915, at the age of forty-five.

He was elected an Associate Member of this Institution in 1904.

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