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John Marshall Gorham

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John Marshall Gorham ( -1929) of Daimler

66 Victoria Street, Westminster, London. (1898). [1]

1883 First works manager for Electrical Power Storage Co[2].

1886 Founded Drake and Gorham with B. M. Drake

1904 'GORHAM, J. M., M.I.C.E., M.I.E.E., 124, Victoria Street, London, S.W. Car: 22-h.p. Daimler. Total distance travelled since becoming a motorist: 37,000 miles. Hobbies: Mechanics, yachting. Principal aim in furthering automobilism: The scientific side of the industry. Clubs: Royal Thames Yacht, Royal London Yacht, Whitehall, Junior Carlton, A.C.G.B. & I.' [3]


1903 Bio Note [4]

GORHAM, J. M., M.I.C.E., M.I.E.E.- Has been a member of the Club since May 24th, 1898, a member of the Club Committee since March 5th, 1901. He is a debenture holder, a director of the Daimler Company, and has owned De Dion, Daimler, and other cars.


1929 Obituary [5]



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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1898/10/07
  2. The Times, 19 January 1929
  3. Motoring Annual and Motorist’s Year Book 1904
  4. 1903/02/26 Automobile Club Journal
  5. Engineering 1929 Jan-Jun: Index: General Index