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George Smith Sayner

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George Smith Sayner (1864- )

1922 F.C.S., F.R.S.A., M Inst.Met M.Inst.Gas.E., Director, Tech. and Gen. Manager, Stimex Gas Stove Co.; b. 1864; s. of Thos. Sayner, late Civil Servant. Ed. Burk's Academy, Harrogate. Training: Yorks' Coll., now Leeds University. Medallist, in Gas Manufacture, C. and G. of London Inst. Career: Carried out for Harrogate and other local Gas Co.'s Extension of Gas Manufacturing Works, Plant, etc.; pioneered the Gaseous Fuel and Smoke Abatement Movement; commenced Cons. Practice 1914; entered M. of M. 1916; transferred to Aircraft Production Dept. as Gas Engr. and Supply Officer on Cttees. under Dept. of Scientific and Industrial Research; later engaged on the Tech. Research of Gaseous Fuels. Papers read before Automobile Association on Motor Fuels and Dustless Roads. Clubs: Harrogate Automobile and R.A.C., etc. Address: " Park Hurst," 105, Queen's Road, Richmond, Surrey.

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