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Albert Sauvee

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Albert Sauvee (1841-1914)

of 22 Parliament Street, Westminster

1914 Obituary [1]

ALBERT SAUVEE was born at Neuilly (Seine) in 1841.

He was educated at Vannes (Morbihan) and the Ecole Centrale des Arts et Manufactures, Paris.

He was the head of the firm of A. Sauvee and Co., Ltd., of Park Street, Southwark, constructors of printing and transporting machinery.

He was a Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur, a Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers, and was elected a Member of this Institution in 1874.

He died at Auteuil, France, on 30th September 1914, at the age of seventy-three.

1914 Obituary [2]

ALBERT SAUVAE died suddenly in Paris on Wednesday, September 30, 1914, at the age of seventy-two. He was born in France, and was educated at the Ilcole Centrale des Arts et Manufactures in Paris. In 1863 he came to London, and shortly afterwards started business as a manufacturer of engineering plant and machinery for the printing industry; and undertook, at the Union Works, Southwark, the manufacture of conveying machinery. During the course of his career he effected numerous improvements and modifications in printing machinery, for which he held a number of patents.

He was a Knight of the Legion of Honour, a member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, and was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1899.

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