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Gerald Deakin

Gerald Deakin, British communications executive.


  • Deakin, Gerald was born on February 14, 1883 in Birmingham, England. Son of James Edward and Lily Mary (Tarbolton) Deakin.

  • Education

    • Student Academy Armour Institute Technology, 1898-1902.


    • 1 son, Gerald Edward. Assistant chief engineer Pacific Telephone & Telegraph Company, San Francisco, 1904-1910. Assistant chief engineer Bay Cities Home Telephone Сompany, 1910-1911, chief engineer, 1911-1912.

      Assistant European chief engineer Western Electric Company, Antwerp, Belgium, 1912-1925. Also chief engineer Bell Telephone Manufacturing Company, 1919-1925. Assistant technical director International Telephone & Telegraph Corporation, 1925-1932, later vice-president and general technical director, now vice president, chief engineer.

      Vice president Le Materiel Telephonique, Paris, France, 1925-1928. Vice-president and director International Standard Elec. Corporation director Federal Telephone & Radio Corporation, 1941-1970.

      Home: Sands Point New York.


    • Married Marguerette Burton, February 26, 1907.
    • father: James Edward Deakin
    • mother: Lily Mary (Tarbolton) Deakin
    • spouse: Marguerette Burton
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    Born February 14, 1883
    Died September 10, 1970
    (aged 87)