Merz, John Theodore

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Merz, John Theodore

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ca. 1840 - 21 March 1922

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(from obituary)"DR. JOHN THEODORE MERZ, whose death on March 21, in his eighty-second year, was announced last week, was a son of Dr. Philip Merz, headmaster of the Chorlton High School, one of the pioneer institutions of higher education in Manchester. He was an acknowledged authority upon industrial chemistry and took a leading part in the industrial development of electricity supply, being one of the founders of the Newcastle-upon-Tyne Electric Supply Company. By the use of his great scientific and practical knowledge, he rendered invaluable service to the industrial community of Tyneside and the counties of Northumberland and Durham." (from Wikipedia entry) John Theodore Merz (1840 - 21 March 1922) was a German British chemist, historian and industrialist. Merz was born in Manchester, England and educated at G

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Created 2015-10-29 by Anna St.Onge.

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