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Herbert James Bingham Powell (1878- )
1922 O.B.E M.Inst.O.E., M.Am.Soc.C.E., M.I.Mech.E., F.R.San.I., A.C.G.I., Civil Engr., Engr.-in-Charge, Tech. Dept., Peruvian Corpn., Ltd., Lima, Peru; b. 1878; s. of Col. Bingham-Powell. Ed. Privately, Anglo-French Coll., N.W. Training: Central Tech. Coll. (Imperial Coll. of Sc. and Technology) and Tech. Coll., Finsbury. Career: 1898-1903—Asst. to G. F. Deacon, Baldwin Latham, R. E. Middleton, M.M.Inst.C.E., Westminster, Cons. Engrs.; 1903-6—Engr., Municipality of Lima; 1906-8—Engr., Municipality of Callao; 1908-12— Engr. to Govt. and Principal Municipalities of Peru; 1912-15—Engr. in charge Dept. of Public Works Ministry, Bolivia; 1915-18—Member of British War Mission in U.S.A.; Staff Officer, in charge of Section E, Inspt. Dept.; Executive Officer in charge of Allied Dept. of Gauges and Standards of British Govt. and United States Govt.; Liaison Officer between British Eng. Standards Association and American Authorities; 1920-21—Engr., Peruvian Corpn., Ltd., Lima, controlling the Peruvian Rly. System, Docks, Lake Steamers, etc. Publ.: Numerous pamphlets and newspaper articles on Sanitation; articles on Standardization, Gauges, etc., in the American Tech. Journals. Address: Peruvian Corporation, Ltd., Lima, Peru. T. A.: " Impulsive, Lima."