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Norman Arthur Thompson (1874-1959) B.A., A.M.I.E.E., Aeronautical Engineer
c.1874 Born in Balham son of Arthur Thompson, a tea broker
Educated at Harrow and Trinity College, Cambridge.
Graduated B.A. (Cantab.) (Hons.)
Training: Cambridge. Mech. Sc. Tripos.
1898 of Redhill, Surrey, became an Associate of the Institution of Electrical Engineers
1901 Electrical engineer, employer, lived in Reigate with his parents and siblings
1901 Married Hannah Ethel Lewis in Reigate
1902-3 Manager, The Clyde Valley Electric Power Distribution Co., Glasgow
Moved to Westinghouse Co. "acquiring financial control".
1911 His wife petitioned for divorce
1911 Aeronautical engineer, Westhampnett, Sussex
1912 Set up White and Thompson Co in Bognor
Managing Director and and Head Designing Engineer of the Norman Thompson Flight Co., Bognor
1919 Advisor to William Beardmore and Co., on the application of large dirigible to commercial transport.
1959 Died in France