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Henry Farrington

Henry Farrington, British engineer. Member Society Automotive Engineers, Institution Automobile Engineers, National Gas Engine Association, American Tractor Association (secretary), American Heat Treaters’ Association; member Old Timers’; member Motor Truck; member Royal Societies.

Background

  • Farrington, Henry was born on March 27, 1882 in at Liverpool, England. Son of Robert and Juliana (Hartshorn) Farrington.

  • Education

    • Liverpool College, 1894-1898. Bachelor of Science, Walker Engineering laboratories, University College (Victoria U.), Liverpool, 1901, Master of Science, Victoria U., 1904. (honorary Bachelor of Engineering, Liverpool U., 1904).

    Career

    • Importing American harvesting machy. and experimenting with early automobiles in England, 1899-1900. Lecturer in mechanics, Polytechnic Institute, London, England., 1901-1904. Mechanic editor J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, 1906.

      Mechanic specialist and editor on Webster’s New International Dictionary, 1906-1909. With motor department Packard Motor Car Company, Detroit, 1909. Associate editor Electrical Review and Western Electrician, Chicago, 1909-1910.

      Technical editor Shop Notes Quarterly and Popular Mechanics Magazine, November 1910-August, 1911. Editor The Power Wagon, 1911-1914. Truck sales promotion manager, Thomas B. Jeffery Company, Kenosha, Wisconsin, 1914-1916.

      Truck sales engineer, Chicago, for Pierce-Arrow Motor Car Company, 1916-1917. Editor Agrimotor (tractor trade journal), and secretary and director Halliwell & Patton Public Company, Chicago, 1917-1921. Sales manager Antigo (Wisconsin) Tractor Corporation, August since 1921.

    Works

    • Author of various papers on mechanic and engineering topics, before engineering societies and for press. Queen Victoria’s Prizeman in mathematics, 1898.

    Membership

    Member Society Automotive Engineers, Institution Automobile Engineers, National Gas Engine Association, American Tractor Association (secretary), American Heat Treaters’ Association. Member Old Timers’; member Motor Truck. Member Royal Societies.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Johnston, January 15, 1910.
    • father: Robert Farrington
    • mother: Juliana (Hartshorn) Farrington
    • spouse: Mary Johnston
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    Born March 27, 1882
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