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William Still (1867-1932)

1932 Obituary [1]

WILLIAM STILL was for many years inspecting and consulting engineer to the Argentine Legation in London. He was appointed to this position in 1897, and retired a few years ago.

Mr. Still was born at Southampton in 1867 and served his apprenticeship from 1881 to 1886 with Messrs. Lester and Perkins of Silvertown, London, by whom he was afterwards engaged as draughtsman for twelve months.

After a further twelve months with the Thames Iron Works Company at Blackwall he served as engineer from 1888 to 1896 with the Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company, and obtained a first-class Board of Trade certificate.

He then became chief inspecting engineer to Mr. George Scholes, consulting engineer of London, with whom he remained until taking up the appointment at the Argentine Legation.

Mr. Still had been a Member of the Institution since 1904.

His death occurred on 18th October 1932.

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