Owen Saunders

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Birthday
24, 1903
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Oct 10, 1993 (90)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
24, 1903
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Oct 10, 1993 (90)

About

Mathematician and scientist who worked on the turbine engines for the Ministry of Aircraft Production during World War II. After the war, he became head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Imperial College.

Before Fame

He attended Birkbeck College, London, and Trinity College, Cambridge.

Trivia

In 1960, he became president of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, and became a Knight Bachelor in 1965.

Family Life

He had three children with wife Marion McKechney. After her death, he married Daphne Holmes in 1981.

Associated With

During World War II, he worked with scientist Frank Whittle.