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J. A. Sumner

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J A Sumner M.I.E.E., A.M.I. Mech.E., M.Inst.Fuel., F.R.Econ.S.

c.1899 Born

Engineering practice at Beck Works, Nottingham.

WWI Service with H.M. Forces, England and France, 1917-18

1919-22 Nottingham University

1922 Technical Asstistant (Power Station and Mains), Derbyshire and Notts. Elect. Power Co.

1925 Chief Asst., Mid-Cheshire Elect. Supply Co., Northwich

1930 Distribution Engr., W. Midlands J.E.A., Phoenix Buildings, Dudley Road, Wolverhampton.

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