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Frederick Charles Cook

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Sir Frederick Charles Cook (1875-1947)

Chief Engineer, Roads Dept., Ministry of Transport, Metropole Buildings, Northumberland Avenue, London, S.W.1.

1947 Obituary [1]

"...Frederick Charles Cook was born on April 22, 1875. He received his early education at New College, Worthing, and studied engineering at Brighton Technical School.

In 1894 he completed a three-year practical training under the late Mr. Miles Aspinall, A.M.Inst.C.E....[more]

1947 Obituary [2]

"... He retired from the post in 1942, but remained at the Ministry in an advisory capacity until 1945, when he became a partner in the firm of Howard Humphreys & Sons, Consulting Engineers, engaged in schemes of road construction, water-supply, and sewerage...[more]

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