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Frederic Pooley

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Frederic Pooley (c1872-1953)

1953 Obituary [1]

Wc have learned with regret of the death of Mr. Frederic Pooley, M.I.E.E., which occurred in London on April 19th, at the age of eighty-one.

Mr. Pooley, whose long career was spent in the electrical engineering industry, was educated at Liverpool University, and served a pupilage with the Liverpool Electricity Supply Company.

In his earlier years, he held appointments with the National Telephone Company, W. T. Glover and Co., Ltd., and St. Helens Cable Company, Ltd., and, early in 1907, founded with Mr. Austin, the firm of Pooley and Austin, electrical engineers, in Westminster.

Mr. Pooley was also a director of the Key Engineering Company, Ltd., P.A.M., Ltd., and Refrigerator Components, Ltd.

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