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Edgar Walford Marchant

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Professor E. W. Marchant.

Professor Edgar Walford Marchant (1876-1962) of Liverpool University

1876 Born

Educated at the Central Technical College

Apprenticeship

Appointed Superintendent of Lord Blythswood's Laboratories and Workshops at Renfrew, N.B., including experiments in wireless telegraphy.

Senior assistant to Professor Silvanus P. Thompson

1901 was appointed Lecturer in Electrical Engineering in the University of Liverpool

1903 Appointed Professor of Electrical Engineering in the University of Liverpool.

1913-4 Chairman of the Manchester Local Section of the Institution of Electrical Engineers

President of the Liverpool Engineering Society

Vice-President of the Wireless Society of London.



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