9781604506686

Memoir of Fleeming Jenkin

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  • ISBN13:

    9781604506686

  • ISBN10:

    1604506687

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/30/2009
  • Publisher: Lightning Source Inc
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Summary

Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin (1833 - 1885) was Professor of Engineering at the University of Edinburgh, remarkable for his versatility. Known to the world as the inventor of telpherage, he was an electrician and cable engineer, a lecturer, linguist, critic, actor, dramatist and artist. His descendants include the Tory MPs Patrick Jenkin and Bernard Jenkin.

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