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Robert Clark (1871-1929)

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Robert Clark (1871-1929) of the Crosby Valve and Engineering Co

1929 Obituary [1]

ROBERT CLARK was appointed director of the Crosby Valve and Engineering Company in 1919, and held this position at the time of his death on the 11th September 1929.

He served his apprenticeship with Messrs. Duncan Stewart and Company and afterwards spent some time at sea as an engineer in steamships of the Cunard Line.

After further experience as an inspecting engineer with the Vulcan Insurance Company he spent many years in charge of the erection of boilers with the Stirling Boiler Company.

He left this firm in 1919 to join the Crosby Valve and Engineering Company as a sales director.

Mr. Clark was visiting power stations and industrial engineering plants in the United States at the time of his death.

He became an Associate Member of the Institution in 1909. He was born at Alloa, Scotland, in 1871.

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