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Carl Wilhelm Bildt (c1854-1906)
1906 Obituary 
CARL WILHELM BILDT died on May 5, 1906, at the age of fifty-two. He was educated at the Stockholm School of Mines, and in 1880 secured an appointment at the Washburn and Moen Wire Works, in Worcester, Massachusetts, where he acted as chief inspector for fifteen years. During his sojourn in America he invented his well-known gas-producer. In 1899 he returned to Sweden, and was appointed engineer to the Ironmasters' Association.
He was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1899.