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Francis Hill

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Francis Hill ( -1894) of the United Steel Companies

1894 Obituary [1]

FRANCIS HILL died on February 28, 1894. For thirty-two years he was a manager of Stocksbridge Works, near Sheffield, having entered the service of the late Mr. Samuel Fox when the manufacture of Bessemer steel was first introduced. He was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1878.

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