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Arthur Cowie Stamer

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Arthur Cowie Stamer (1869- )

1922 C.B.E., M.I.Mech. E., Assistant Chief Mechanical Engineer, North Eastern Railway, Darlington. T. A.: "Railway, Darlington." Private Address: Faverdale, Darlington. T. N.: 2461 Darlington. b. 1869; fifth s. of the late Right Rev. Sir Lovelace Stamer, Bart., D.D. Ed. Rugby; pupil with Beyer, Peacock and Co, Manchester, and improver with the North Eastern Railway, York. Commenced with North Eastern Railway Co. in 1892 as Assistant Shed Foreman, York; and after a good deal of Running Shed experience at various depots, became Divisional Locomotive Superintendent at York in 1902; Assistant to Chief Mechanical Engineer in 1906; Assistant Chief Mechanical Engineer since 1910. Member of Automobile Club and Yorkshire Club, York. War Services.—During the war was acting as Chief Mechanical Engineer for the North Eastern Railway, and responsible (in addition to the ordinary duties attaching to the post) for the production of shells in large quantities, and other munitions of war for the Admiralty, War Office, and private armament firms.

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