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Professor Alexander Robert Horne (1881- )
1922 O.B.E., B.Sc., (Lond.), M.I.Mech.E., Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., F.R.S.E., Pres. Aberdeen Soc. of C.E., 191421, Prof. of Eng., Robert Gordon's Tech. College, Aberdeen; Lecturer in Eng. Fieldwork, The University, Aberdeen; b. 1881. Ed. George Heriot's School,, Edinburgh; Heriot-Watt College, Edinburgh. Training James Milne and Son, Ltd., The Stirling Boiler Co., Ltd., and Brown, Brothers and Co., Ltd., Edinburgh. Asst. Prof. of Eng., Heriot-Watt College, Edinburgh; Engr. to N.E. Scotland Bd. of Management (Munitions), 1915-19, and Asst. Engr. to M. of M.; Manager, Aberdeen National Shell Factory. Pub/.: "The Age of Machinery "; Papers to Tech. and Scientific Insts. and Socs. Address: 374, Gt. Western Road, Aberdeen.