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dc.contributor.authorCameron, Chantal
dc.descriptionThomas Roland Harries (Rowly) Jenkins (1924-2020) was an engineer who worked at the English Electric Company in St. Catharines. He graduated from the University of Toronto in 1950 and was then accepted to the English Electric Company’s graduates’ training course that same year. Jenkins completed the two-year course in 1952 after advanced training with switchgear engineers. He remained with the company for several more years and was promoted to Manager of Circuit Breaker Engineering in 1956. Jenkins also served as President of the Niagara Group of Professional Engineers in 1955-56. In 1908 the Canadian Crocker-Wheeler Company was established in St. Catharines. They produced small industrial motors that were sold under the names of Canadian Crocker-Wheeler and English Electric. The company later changed its name to the English Electric Company of Canada and produced a wider range of products including transformers, induction and synchronous motors, generators, switchboards and switching equipment, and more. The company continued to expand and by 1947 new buildings had been constructed and manufacturing facilities expanded. In 1945 Inglis acquired a controlling interest in the English Electric Company in St. Catharines, and in 1947 became a wholly owned subsidiary of the John Inglis Company. The depression in 1957-1958 caused a steep decline in business and the company was forced to shut down. In 1961 the operations moved to Scarborough.en_US
dc.description.abstractThe fonds contains material acquired by T.R.H. Jenkins during the time that he was employed with the English Electric Company of Canada in St. Catharines. Materials include correspondence, photographs, reports, and a book about Inglis Canada.en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries;RG 820
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dc.subjectEnglish Electric Company of Canadaen_US
dc.subjectInglis Canadaen_US
dc.subjectT.R.H. Jenkinsen_US
dc.titleT.R.H. Jenkins fonds, 1946-1960en_US

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