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George Rutherford

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George Rutherford (c1857-1902)

Manager, Wallsend Slipway and Engineering Works, Cardiff. - Wallsend Slipway and Engineering Co


1902 Obituary [1]

GEORGE RUTHERFORD died at Singapore on April 10, 1902, having been fatally stabbed by burglars. He was forty-five years of age, and was the son of a Scotch Presbyterian minister.

He went to Cardiff in 1883 to manage the Wallsend Pontoon Company, and later on became manager of the Bute Dry Dock Company. At the close of 1901 he took up the management of the Tanjong Pagar Dry Dock Company, Singapore.

He was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1897.


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