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David Evans (1836-1909)

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David Evans (1836-1909)

1909 Obituary [1]

DAVID EVANS died at his residence, Llangennech Park, Carmarthenshire, on March 5, 1909, in his seventy-fourth year.

For nearly fifty years he played a prominent part in the development of industrial and colliery undertakings in the district. He was largely interested in tinplate works, and for a great number of years was chairman of directors of the Ponthenry Colliery Company. He was also chairman of directors of the Kidwelly Tinplate Company, and a large shareholder in the Welsh Tinplate and Metal Stamping Company.

In 1896 he acted as High Sheriff for Carmarthenshire.

He was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1890.

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