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date: 01 June 2020

Whitehouse, (Edward Orange) Wildmanlocked

  • Bruce J. Hunt


Whitehouse, (Edward Orange) Wildman (1816–1890), surgeon and electrician, was born in Liverpool on 1 October 1816, the youngest child of a merchant. He had several brothers and at least four sisters. Although best known for his work on the first Atlantic telegraph of 1858 he was a surgeon by profession, having been an articled student of the ...

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