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Herbert Laws Webb

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Herbert Laws Webb (1864- )

1922 Lt.-Col. (late R.A.F.), M.I.E.E., M.Arner.I.E.E., Cons. Engr.; b. 1864; s. of F. C. Webb, M.Inst.C.E. Ed. University College School and Private. Engaged in Submarine Cable Work with Silvertown Co. and T.C.M. Co., 1880-89; Telephone Work, U.S.A., with New York Telephone Co. and A.T. and T. Co., 1889-1902; Cons. Telephone Expert, 1903; introduced Telephone into Turkey after Turkish Revolution, 1908; served in R.F.C. and R.A.F. as' Staff Officer, 1916-19. Publ.: "The Telephone Handbook," "The Telephone Service," "The Development of the Telephone in Europe." Club: Bath. Address: 104, Victoria Street, S.W. and 24A, Curzon Street, W. T. N.: 3030 Gerrard.

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