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Harry Poulson

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Harry Poulson (1881-1945)

1946 Obituary [1]

"HARRY POULSON was a teacher of engineering during the whole of his professional career. He was born in 1881 and on the conclusion of a six years' apprenticeship in the Crewe works of the London and North Western Railway in 1902, studied at the Manchester College of Technology for three years. After a brief experience as assistant lecturer in mechanical engineering at the Crawford Municipal Technical Institute, Cork, he occupied the same position at the Borough Polytechnic, London, from 1906 to 1912. In the following year he became associated with the Leeds Educational Committee in the capacity of teacher of engineering at the Cockburn High School and continued in this work for over thirty years. Mr. Poulson, whose death occurred on 23rd May 1945, was elected an Associate Member of the Institution in 1910."

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