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Gerald Deakin

communications executive

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.


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.

James Edward Deakin

Lily Mary (Tarbolton) Deakin

Marguerette Burton