Richard Vernon Wheeler
Richard Vernon Wheeler (1883-1939)
1922 D.Sc., F.I.C., F.G.S., F.C.S., M.I. and S.I., M.Soc.C.I., Prof. of Fuel Technology, Sheffield University; Director, Mines Dept., Experimental Station; b. 1883; s. of the late R. J. Wheeler, Chief Inspector of Machinery, R.N. Ed. Plymouth Coll.; and Owens Coll., Victoria University, Manchester. Dalton Sch. and University Fellow, Victoria University, Manchester. Chemist and Gas Plant Manager, Monks, Hall and Co., Ltd., Warrington; Chemist to British Coal Dust Experiments Committee; Min. Assoc. of G. Britain; Chemist to Explosions in Mines Committee, Home Office; Director of Home Office Experimental Station; Safety-Lamps Testing Officer, Mines Dept., B.O.T.; Member of Miners' Lamps Committee. Reports on Coal-min. Problems; Scientific and Tech. Papers on Coal, Combustion and Flame. Address: The University, Sheffield; Eskmeals, Cumberland.
1939 Obituary