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Frederick Percy Driver

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Frederick Percy Driver (1872-1933), works manager of Osram-GEC

1872 Born son of George and Margaret Driver[1]

1881 Living with his parents in St Pancras; his father was a telegraph engineer[2]

Started work with Robertson Electric Lamps that later became part of GEC

1901 An electrical engineer, living in Kensington with George Driver 57, electrical engineer, employer, Margaret Driver 57, George H Driver 30, electrical engineer, Mary E. A. Driver 26, Laura A Driver 24, Margaret F Driver 22, Harold E Driver 19, engine fitter[3]

1910 An electrical engineer, joined the West Hampstead lodge of the Masons[4]

1911 Works manager (incandescent electric lamps) lived in Hampstead with his parents; his father was an accountant[5]

1921 Married Mildred Amy Wilson in Barnes[6]

1933 Frederick P. Driver died in Brentford[7]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1911 census
  2. 1881 census
  3. 1901 census
  4. United Grand Lodge of England Freemason Membership Registers
  5. 1911 census
  6. BMD
  7. BMD