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Frederick Montague Townshend Lange (1856-1928), Member of Institute of Chemical Engineers, of Institute of Mining Engineers, of Inst of Mechanical Engineers, of Geipel and Lange
1876 Entered Jesus College, Cambridge.
1878 2nd Lieut., Middlesex Engineer-Volunteers.
1881 of Lange's Wool-Combing Works, Saint Acheul-les-Amiens, Somme, France.
1884 Married Louise Lefebore in London
Went into partnership with William Geipel as Geipel and Lange
c.1903 Went to China for Samuel McGregor and Co
1905 Lived in Gloucester Gardens, London
Director of Vulcan Dynamo and Motor Co
1928 Obituary 
FREDERICK MONTAGUE TOWNSHEND LANGE was the inventor of Lange's wool-combing machine.
He was educated at Wellington College, Cambridge University, and the Crystal Palace School of Engineering.
For some years he was engaged in pioneer work in the application of electricity for both lighting and power purposes in France.
Upon his return to England he entered into partnership with Mr. William Geipel, with whom he carried out many important electrical undertakings, mostly of an industrial character.
He subsequently went to China as chief electrical engineer to Messrs. Samuel McGregor and Company.
Upon his return to England ten years afterwards, in 1913, he was appointed secretary and manager of The Representation of British Manufacturers in the Far and Near East. His death occurred on 17th April 1928, in his seventy-second year.
He became a Member of the Institution in 1881, and was also an Associate Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers.