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Gordon Hindle Rawcliffe (1910–1979), electrical engineer and university teacher
From the Biographical Dictionary of the History of Technology:-
1910 Born in Sheffield
1932 Joined Metropolitan-Vickers as a college apprentice. Subsequently lectured at Liverpool University
1941 Head of Electrical Engineering at Robert Gordon Technical College in Aberdeen, and also lectured at Aberdeen University
1944 Chair of Electrical Engineering at the University of Bristol, remaining there until retirement in 1975
1979 Died in Bristol on 3 September
Invented the multi-speed induction motor using the pole amplitude modulation (PAM) principle.