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William Sebastian Graff-Baker (1866-1897)

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William Sebastian Graff-Baker (1866-1897), electrical engineer.

c.1866 Born in Baltimore, Maryland[1]

1887 Arrived in Liverpool[2]

1890 Became an Associate of the Inst of Elec Engineers; he was general manager of the railway department of The Thomson-Houston International Electric Co, having been an electrical engineer for 3 years[3]

1891 Working for the Thomson-Houston International Electric Co in London[4]

1891 W S Graff Baker 28, civil, mechanical and electrical engineer, employer, lived in Staines with Grace C Graff Baker 22, W S Graff Baker 1[5]

1893 Working for the Thomson-Houston International Electric Co in 35 Parliament St, London[6]

1893 Represented the Leeds Electric Tramway Co in a court case regarding electrical interference with telephones.

1895 Business address: 35 Parliament Street, London

1897 Died in London

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Sources of Information

  1. 1880 US census
  2. New York Passenger Lists
  3. Electrical Engineer Records
  4. Electrical Engineer Lists
  5. 1891 census
  6. Electrical Engineer Lists