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Frederick Simms

Person  Male  Born 12/8/1863  Died 22/4/1944

Categories: Engineering

Countries: Germany

Mechanical engineer and businessman. Born Hamburg, where his grandfather, from Birmingham, had established a business. Educated Germany and London. Inventor and motor industry pioneer. Coined the words "petrol" and "motorcar". Founded the Royal Automobile Club. Had workshops and premises at various locations across London. Died Stoke Poges.

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Beneath this arch was situated the first workshop of Frederick Richard Simms,...

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