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Freidrich Bremme

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Freidrich Bremme (c1844-1904)

1904 Obituary [1]

FRIEDRICH BREMME, Director-General of the Upper Silesian Coke Company, died at Gleiwitz on January 29, 1904, aged sixty.

He was educated at Cologne and at the Clausthal School of Mines, and was engaged for several years at the Ilseder works, at the Georgs-Marien-Hutte, and at Siegen. From 1883 to 1886 he was manager of Count Hugo Henckel's blast-furnaces, and from that date to 1891 he acted as general manager of the Julienhutte.

In 1891 he took over the direction of the Upper Silesian Coke Works. He was on the board of directors of various iron and coal companies in Germany, Russia, and Hungary. He showed keen interest in local affairs, and was a member of the corporation of Gleiwitz. He helped to institute the technical society "Eisenhutte Oberschlesien," of which he was on the council until his death.

He was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1889.

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