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Norman Arthur Birks

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Norman Arthur Birks (c1894-?) Associateship Sheffield University, A.M. I.Mech.E.

Career: Bradford Technical College and Sheffield University; four years pupil Vickers, Ltd., Sheffield, works and drawing office; Works manager and afterwards director, Wm. Lee & Sons, Ltd., Dronfield. Responsible for erection of Power Plant, Machinery, Power Transmission, etc. in new works. Various Patents and Registered Designs in connection with the Gas Industry.

1939 Joint Managing Director, Abbott, Birks & Co., Ltd., 90/91, Blackfriars Rd., London, S.E.1. Private address: Broadfolds, Park Lane, Ashstead, Surrey. Age: 45.

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