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Frederick William Monks

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Frederick William Monks (1858-1932), managing director of Monks, Hall and Co

1858 Born in Warrington[1] the son of Frederick Monks

1932 Obituary [2]

FREDERICK W. MONKS died early in 1932 at Bordighera, Italy.

His father was the founder of the firm F. Monks & Co., iron and steel manufacturers, which later became Monks, Hall & Co., Ltd.; he entered the works in 1874, and became managing director of the company. He organised departments for tubes, bedsteads, mattresses, &c., and was concerned with the introduction of the use of Mond gas by the industry.

He joined the Iron and Steel Institute in 1896.

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