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Morrison, Sir (William) Murray (1873–1948), metallurgist and electrical engineer, was born on 7 October 1873 at Birchwood, Lower Drummond, Inverness, the younger child of William Morrison (b. 1841/1844), wood merchant and shipowner, and his wife, Marjory, daughter of Charles Innes, solicitor. Educated at ...

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Sir (Charles) William Siemens (1823–1883) by Rudolph Lehmann, 1882 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Siemens, Sir (Charles) William [formerly Karl Wilhelm] (1823–1883), electrical engineer and metallurgist, was born at Lenthe, Hanover, the fourth son of Christian Ferdinand Siemens (1787–1840) and his wife, Eleonore, née Deichmann. To avoid confusion with his younger brother Karl Heinrich, he was known as ...