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Albert Edward Scroggie

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Albert Edward Scroggie (1888-1940)

1939/40 Obituary [1]

Albert Edward Scroggie was born in 1888, and received his technical education at The Robert Gordon Technical College, Aberdeen.

He served his apprenticeship with A. Hall and Son, Aberdeen, and subsequently held the position of Foreman with William Millar and Sons, Falkirk, and Rossleigh, Glasgow.

In 1919 he was appointed Chief Engineer of the Scottish General Omnibus Co, and held this position until 1930, when the Company was merged with William Alexander and Sons.

He was then promoted to chief of the combined fleets; which included a number of municipal transport undertakings. He died on 15th March, 1940, at the age of 51.

He was elected an Associate Member of the Institution of Automobile Engineers in 1926, and was transferred to Member in 1935.

He served on the Committee of the Scottish Centre for a number of years, and at the time of his death was the representative of the Centre on the Council. He was also Repair Certificate Director for the Scottish Area.

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