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Arthur Bruce Scorer

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Arthur Bruce Scorer (1881-1951)

1952 Obituary [1]

"ARTHUR BRUCE SCORER was the managing director of Meldrums, Ltd., Manchester, combustion engineers, and had been associated with that firm as a director since 1914. He was born in 1881 and on leaving Repton School in 1899 entered the engineering works of Robey and Company, Ltd., Lincoln. He was made assistant manager in 1903 and later was employed as a draughtsman until 1906 when he went to Australia as representative engineer for the firm. On his return set Great Britain in 1909, he took up an appointment as assistant manager to B. R. Rowland and Company, Ltd., Reddish, engineers, and us the following year joined the board of directors. He left this firm in 1914 to begin his association with Meldrums, Ltd., and to take over the duties of chief engineer and vice-chairman.

Mr. Scorer was elected a Graduate of the Institution in 1902 and transferred to Associate Membership in 1906 and to Membership in 1914. The Council, in 1906, awarded him a Graduate's Prize for his paper entitled "Design and Construction of Horizontal Engines". He was also an Associate Member of the Institution of Electrical Engineers. His death occurred on 1st April 1951."

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