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Leonard Crowley Seavill

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Leonard Crowley Seavill (1872-1908)

1908 Obituary [1]

LEONARD CROWLEY SEAVILL was born at Swanage, Dorset, on 3rd July 1872.

At the age of sixteen he commenced a three years' course in engineering at Owens College, Manchester, and then served his time with Messrs. Ransomes, Sims and Jefferies, of Ipswich, from 1891 to 1894. On its completion he was employed by the same firm erecting machinery, &c., in the Argentine Republic until 1898.

In that year he became a partner in the engineering firm of Messrs. Topping and Seavill, of Rosario de Sta Fe.

His death took place in that city on 15th March 1908, in his thirty-sixth year.

He became an Associate Member of this Institution in 1903.

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