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Edward Knapp Fisher

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Edward Knapp Fisher (c1827-1901)

1901 Obituary [1]

EDWARD KNAPP FISHER died at Market Harborough in March 1901, at the age of seventy-four years. He was the founder of the Glendon Ironworks in Northamptonshire, for a number of years the largest establishment engaged in the pig iron industry in that county. He was the head of a well-known firm of land agents having an extensive business in the Midland counties.

He was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1871.

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