Philip Vassar Hunter

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PHILIP VASSAR HUNTER: C.B.E., M.I.E.E.; Electrical Engineer; Joint Manager of Callender’s Cable and Construction Co., Ltd.; b. 1883; s. of J. Hunter of Emneth Hunter, Norfolk; m. 1904, Helen Maud, dau. of Charles Golder, Finchley; two dau. Educ.: Wisbech Grammar School; Faraday House. Pupil to Willans and Robinson, Ltd., Rogby; Gordon Briant, M.I.E.E., Electrical Engineer to the Great Yarmouth Corp.; and E. T. Ruthven Murray, M.I.E.E., Electrical Engineer to Willesden U.D.C.; Ass’t. Eng. to the late Robert Hammond, M.I.E.E., 1903-04; with Merz & McLellan, Consulting Engineers, 1904-19 (from 1909 as Head of Electrical Department); since 1919 with Callender’s Cable and Construction Co.; during war Engineering Director to the Experiments and Research Section of the AntiSubmarine Division of the Naval Staff dealing with new methods of submarine location and destruction; member of the Council of the I.E.E.; past Chairman N.E. Centre L.E.E. 1914-15; on Committees of B.E.S.A., B.E. & A.L. Research Ass’n, and International Electro-technical Comm.; has devoted special attention to the development of electrical transmission. Publications: Various papers and addresses to the I.E.E. on transmission matters. Address: 102 Foxley Lane Purley, Surrey; Hamilton House, Victoria Embankment, E.C. 4, T.: Purley 247; Holborn 1910. M.: BY7476. Clubs: St. Stephen’s Engineers.

MLA Source Citation: Web. 18 April 2014. - Last updated on Sep 19th, 2012



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