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Jacob Edward Burnett (1871- )
1922 M.I.N.A., F.R.Met.S., F.C.M.S., Supt. Engr. and Ship Surveyor with Burnett and Co. b. 1871; s. of Jacob Burnett, of Tynemouth. Ed. Malvern Coll. and Armstrong Coll. Training: North Eastern Marine Engine Co., Wallsend. Career: Served time as Engr. and Draughtsman with the North Eastern Mar. Eng. Co., Wallsend-on-Tyne; then with Hawthorn, Leslie and Co.; at sea as 3rd and 2nd Engr.; Manager of Brass Foundry of Henry Watson and Sons, Ltd., Walkergate-on-Tyne; and on Board of Directors, 1900-19; now as above. Clubs: Conservative, Newcastle-on-Tyne. Address: 53, Percy Park, Tynemouth.