Edward Davis Cuba

Biography of Edward Davis

Edward Davis graduated BSc from the University in 1914. He was born in Matanzas, Cuba, son of Octavio Edward, an engineer of the firm Davis and Brach Engineers.

From 1895, the start of the Cuban War of Indpendence, Davis appears as a boarder with a family residing in Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA. He enrolled at the University of Glasgow in 1906 having passsed preliminary exams in English, Mathemtics, German and Spanish. He attended classes in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Engineering Laboratory and Drawing over the course of five years, graduating on 20 April 1914.

After graduation Edward worked as mechanical enginner, providing his address as Vedado, Havana.


Archival Materials

  • DC183/11/55 General Council Register 1930
  • R3/1/1 Roll of Graduates and Date of Birth Vol.3
  • R4/5/5 Schedules of Graduates (BSc) 1914-17


Edward Davis
Born 29 January 1886.
GU Degree: BSc, 1914; Science and Engineering,
University Link: Alumnus, Graduate
Occupation categories: engineers, mechanical
English snippet: Engineering gradute of the University of Glasgow
Record last updated: 22nd May 2014

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Cuba Cuba, Matanzas
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