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George John Leigh Brown

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George John Leigh Brown (1876- )

1922 A.M.I.E.E., M.I.Mech.E., Late Capt. R.G.A. and Staff Capt. R.E. in European War, Elec. and Mech. Engr.; Director of Edmiston, Brown and Co., Ltd.; b. 1876; s. of late Rev. Thomas Brown, M.A. Ed. Ayr Academy. Training: Glasgow Tech. Coll. Honours in Mechanics. App. with Dubbs and Co., Locomotive Builders, Glasgow; thereafter with Glasgow and South Western Railway, North British Railway, and Bruce Peebles and Co., Ltd., Edinburgh, in Works and Drawing Office; then outside contract Engr. for them in the erection of Power Station Plants; with the Fife Electric Power Co., Dunfermline, also The Scottish Central Power Co. and Falkirk Tramways; Tech. Adviser and Sales Eng. Man. in Manchester for Lancashire, Yorkshire and Midland; in private practice, 1908. Club: Conservative, Glasgow, and R.A.C., London. Address: 8, Fifth Avenue,; Kelvinside, Glasgow. T. A.: " Economical, Glasgow." T. N.: Office: 1189 and 90 Central; Home 4336 Western.

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