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Andrew Kirkwood McCosh (1880- )

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Ironmaster, D.L., of Cairnhill, Airdrie, Lanarkshire.

1880 Born in Coatbridge, Lanarkshire, son of Andrew Kirkwood McCosh,

Educated at Fettes College.

1899 Cambridge University

1901 Student of engineer, living with his parents[1]

1902 Graduated.

Mining engineer.

Iron and Coal Master William Baird and Co., Ltd.

1936 President, British Iron and Steel Federation.

WWII Deputy Controller of Iron and Steel, Ministry of Supply (1939-42).

1944 President, Mining Association of Great Britain, 1944.

1967 Died[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1901 census
  2. The Times September 29, 1967