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Jack William Laurence Russell

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Jack William Laurence Russell ( -1972)

1972 Obituary [1]

Jack William Laurence Russell (Fellow) of New York, died recently. Trained at Hoffman, Chelmsford, he studied at the Regent Street and Gloucester Technical Colleges and qualified for the award of O and HN certificates in mechanical engineering.

Following wartime service in REME and IEME he rejoined Hoffman and in 1949 went to the Sudan taking up an appointment with the Sudan Plantation Syndicate as Works Manager. In 1951 he joined National Carbon Co of New York, and after a period of initial training was appointed Works Engineer at their Calcutta Plant. Whilst in Calcutta, Mr Russel acted as a member of the then Indian Advisory Committee.

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