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George W. Goodchild

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George William Pepys Goodchild

1872 Born in Germany[1]

Educated in Germany

c1898 Worked for Siemens and Halske Electrical Co

1900-5 European manager and representatives for Bradley Pulveriser Co, of USA, manufacturers of grinding machinery and conveyors.

1906 Appointed managing director of Ludwig Loewe and Co, Berlin and London.

1908 Associate member of I Mech E; managing director of Ludwig Loewe and Co, Farringon Road[2]

1913 Formed George W. Goodchild and Macnab, dealing in foundry moulding machines

1919 An engineer, when he arrived at Plymouth with his wife Elsie O. Goodchild, 39, from New York[3]

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