Sir Charles Algernon Parsons

Sir Charles Algernon Parsons

Birth
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Death 11 Feb 1931 (aged 76)
Kingston, Jamaica
Memorial Site* Cambridge, City of Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England

* A structure erected in honor of someone whose remains lie elsewhere.

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Memorial ID 21265 · View Source
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Engineer, scientist and industrialist. Pioneer of turbine technology, founding the succesful company C. A. Parsons Ltd. based in Newcastle. Also invented the 'auxetophone' for amplifiynig double-basses, but this proved less popular and profitable. Died on his yacht in Jamaica.

Bio by: David Conway


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  • Added: 12 Apr 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21265
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sir Charles Algernon Parsons (13 Jun 1854–11 Feb 1931), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21265, citing St Johns College, Cambridge, City of Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .