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Hugh Algernon Page

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Hugh Algernon Page (c1870-1928)


1928 Obituary [1]

HUGH ALGERNON PAGE, on leaving King's College, London, in 1888, became a pupil at the works of Messrs. James Simpson and Company and later went to Montevideo to erect pumping plant of the Worthington type and afterwards to act as engineer at the pumping works at Santa Lucia.

In 1896 he was obliged, owing to ill-health, to return to England.

He joined the London Hydraulic Power Company in 1900 to take charge of their pumping station at Rotherhithe as resident engineer, and at the time of his death on 6th January 1928 was station superintendent.

He became an Associate Member of the Institution in 1901 and was 58 years of age when he died.



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