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Francis Norman Pickett

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Francis Norman Pickett (1887-1957)

1956 Obituary [1]

Francis Norman Pickett, who was born in 1887, was elected a Member of the Institution in 1922. He was also an Associate Member of the Institution of Electrical Engineers.

Mr. Pickett graduated from London University in 1907, and was apprenticed to the Igranic Electric Co., later becoming Chief Tester.

In 1917 he was engaged as Engineer by Allen West and Co., Ltd., and from 1918 to 1931 he was Proprietor of the firm of F. N. Pickett et Fils, engaged on the demolition of ammunition.

He subsequently became Managing Director of Kaycee, Ltd., in 1931-35, of Consolidated Rubber Manufacturers, Ltd., in 1935-38, and of Ocean Salts (Products), Ltd., in 1938.

His death occurred on 16th June 1957.

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  1. 1957 Institution of Mechanical Engineers: Obituaries