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Christopher Wilson

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Christopher Wilson, A.M.I.E.E.

1870 Born in North Kensington

Trained at Finsbury Technical College.

1901 Living in Hammersmith; joined IEE[1]; electrical engineer, living in Hammersmith with Amy J Wilson 28, Mildred A Wilson 4, Dorothy B Wilson 1[2]

1914 Manager of Robertson Electric Lamps Ltd at Bounds Green

1916 With Frederick Percy Driver proposed setting up a research laboratory to serve Osram Lamp Works. When the laboratories were eventually established, they would cover all of GEC

1922 Director, General Electric Co., Ltd.


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Sources of Information

  1. Electrical engineer records
  2. 1901 census