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William Leslie Kerby

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William Leslie Kerby (aka Ludwig Kopelowitz) (1879-1964) of the Humboldt Engineering Works Co

1879 October 16th. Born in Berlin as Ludwig Kopelowitz, the son of Adolph Kopelowitz and his wife Flora

1913 April 1st. Became manager and chief engineer of the Humboldt Engineering Works Co

1914 Member of Inst. Mech. Engr.

Married Elma Samuels (Jacobs), one son and two daughters born in South Africa

1964 October 26th. Died in Johannesburg.

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