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Malcolm Howie

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Malcolm Howie (1877-1913)

1913 Obituary [1]

MALCOLM HOWIE was born in Manchester on 30th July 1877.

He was educated at the Manchester Central Board School and the Municipal Technical School.

In 1895 he began an apprenticeship of five years, the first two years being served with Messrs. George Birch and Co., machine-tool makers, of Sheffield.

Two years were next served in the drawing-office of Messrs. Dorman and Smith, of Salford, and the remaining one year with the Edison, Swan Co., of Broadheath, Manchester.

In 1900 he went to the United States, and was employed by the Jones and Lamson Machine Co., of Springfield, Vermont, in installing their machines in America and England. This position he held until 1905, when he transferred his services to the Fellows Gear Shaper Co.; of Springfield, Vermont, and represented this firm in England and on the Continent until the time of his death, which took place at Manchester on 16th April 1913, in his thirty-sixth year.

He was elected an Associate Member of this Institution in 1906.

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