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Henry Herbert Couzens

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Henry Herbert Couzens (1878-1944)

1878 Born in Totnes[1]

1905 Associate of Inst Electrical Engineers

1909 H. H. Couzens, having been deputy electrical engineer for Bristol, was appointed resident engineer at West Ham Electricity Works[2]

1911 Electrical Engineer to West Ham Contractor[3]

By 1914 was working for the Toronto Hydro-electric works

By 1927 was in Brazil with the Rio de Janeiro Tramway, Light and Power Co

1937 Created KBE[4]

Vie-president of Brazilian Traction, Light and Power Co.; director of City of Santos Improvement Co., and the Sao Paulo Electric Co.

1944 Sir Henry Herbert Couzens of Sidmouth, Devon, died in Romford[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. The Times, Jun 25, 1909
  3. 1911 census
  4. The Times, Nov 21, 1944
  5. National Probate Calendar
  • Electrical Engineer records