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William Oliver Fenwick ( -1953), technical editor of the Electrical Review
1953 Obituary 
It was with great regret that we learned of the death on August 29th of Mr. W. 0. Fenwick, technical editor of the Electrical Review.
William Oliver Fenwick was born in Cairo in 1893. He received his technical education at Faraday House, where he gained the diploma.
After a brief period in the drawing office of Fielding and Platt, Ltd., he joined the Bristol Electricity Department in 1914 as assistant mains engineer, and later became assistant power station engineer.
In 1917 he was appointed assistant plant superintendent at the Ailsa Craig Shell Factory.
He joined the Electrical Review in 1918 as assistant to the technical editor, the late A. H. Allen.
In 1948 be succeeded Mr. C. O. Brettelle as technical editor.
He became an associate member of the I.E.E. in 1918 and a member in 1942. He was a member of the B.S.I. Committees on electrical symbols and abbreviations.