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Emil Hermann Liebert

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1867 Born in Manchester, son of Emil Liebert

Educated at Manchester Grammar School

1884 Matriculated at London Universityh

1886 Admitted to Cambridge University

1889 Graduated with degree in Mathematics

Then worked for several months on electricity and magnetism in the Cavendish Laboratory (Cambridge)

Worked for Gwynne and Co on construction of high speed engines and pumps.

1890 Admitted as Associate of IEE

1891 Emil H Liebert 23, electrical engineer, lived in Chorlton with Emil Liebert 74, cotton export merchant, Marie A Liebert 62, Marrie Liebert 38, Juliet Liebert 32, Henry Liebert 30, managing director, machine tool works, George C Liebert 26, merchant (partner) ditto,[1]

Had experience at Siemens and Halske in Berlin; also in charge of an electric tramway in Sweden for Mather and Platt.

1899 Advanced to Associate Member of IEE. He was managing director of J. Holroyd and Co, Perserverance Works, Rochdale[2]

1911 Emil Hermann Liebert 43, managing director of machine tool builders, lived in Cheetham with Alice Mary Liebert 19, Joan Mary Liebert 3 months[3]

1939 Emil H Liebert, Retired Director of M/C Tool Works, lived in Hale with Alice M Liebert, Florence May Liebert[4]

1952 Died in Hale[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1891 census
  2. Electrical engineer records
  3. 1911 census
  4. 1939 register
  5. National probate calendar
  • Electrical engineer lists