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Edward Albert Jarmain (1866-1949)
1952 Obituary 
"EDWARD ALBERT JARMAIN began his professional career in 1880 as an apprentice in the engineering works of Ransomes, Sims and Jefferies, Ltd., Ipswich, and on the conclusion of his training remained with that firm as a charge hand until 1898. He then took charge of the fitting and erecting department for Davey, Paxman and Company, Ltd., Colchester, and two years later became departmental manager for Garrett and Sons, Ltd., Leiston, Suffolk. In 1903 he took up an appointment at Leeds as general manager to the Yorkshire Commercial Motor Co, leaving in 1912 to join the staff of Bumsted and Chandler, Ltd., Hednesford Works, Staffs, as works manager and technical adviser. After five years of service in this capacity he transferred to London where he was in charge of the office of Peter Brotherhood, Ltd., Peterborough, for five years. The last eight years of his active life until his retirement in 1932 were spent in carrying out similar duties in London for the Rees-Returbo Manufacturing Company, Ltd., Wolverhampton. Mr. Jarmain, whose death occurred on 7th April 1949 at the age of eighty-three, was elected a Member of the Institution in 1912."