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Paul Luther Turner

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Paul Luther Turner (c1886-1942)


1943 Obituary [1]

PAUL LUTHER TURNER was identified with the firm of Messrs. John Thompson, Ltd., engineers and boilermakers, of Wolverhampton, during the whole of his professional career, including his seven years' apprenticeship which he began to serve in 1902. He received his technical education (which extended over a period of thirteen years) at the Wolverhampton Technical School; and in 1909, before the completion of his studies, he was appointed chief estimator and designer of boiler house plants, subsequently becoming Continental sales manager, with a seat on the Board.

Since 1920 his activities as director were extended to the firm's associated companies at Glasgow and Leeds, and he held these positions until his death, which occurred on 28th December 1942, in his fifty-sixth year. Mr. Turner was elected an Associate Member of the Institution in 1922.


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