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Alexander R. Miller

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Alexander R. Miller (c1841-1901)

1901 Obituary [1]

ALEXANDER R. MILLER died on January 23, 1901, at his residence, Glenlee, Hamilton, N.B., at the age of sixty.

He was born in Coatbridge, and passed through all the grades of the iron trade until he became proprietor of the Little Globe Ironworks in Coatbridge. While in that town he was a member of the Town Council, and was also a bailie.

He went to Motherwell in 1884, when he purchased a tin-works, which were converted by him into an ironworks and renamed the Globe Ironworks. Two or three years ago he was made a Justice of the Peace for the county of Lanark.

He was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1896.

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