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Edward Thomas John (1857-1931)
1931 Obituary 
EDWARD THOMAS JOHN died at his home in Kent on February 18, 1931; he was sixty years of age.
He was born at Pontypridd in 1857; in 1871 he went to Middlesbrough and commenced in a lowly position with Bolckow, Vaughan & Co., Ltd., but he rose to the post of first manager.
He joined the Iron and Steel Institute in 1897.