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Jens Orten Boving, water power engineer
1873 Born in Sweden
1892 Educated at Royal Polytechnic School in Stockholm
1895 Joined a company in Finland as a draftsman
1900-3 Established a new water turbine factory in Sweden
1903 Returned to Escher Wyss
1905 Appointed agent in London where he arranged for manufacture of turbines in England
1908 Joined I Mech E; by this time he had been responsible for the design of c.80 hydro-electric stations and 15 power installations making wood pulp
1909 Member of I Mech E
1911 Living in Wimbledon with his wife Hilma Orten Boving (30) and daughter Muriel Orten Boving (1)
1925 Managing Director of Hydrautomat Ltd.