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Henry James Butterfield

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Henry James Butterfield (c1883-1943)

1944 Obituary [1]

HENRY JAMES BUTTERFIELD, who died on the 15th October, 1943, at the age of 60, was educated at Bedford House School, Oxford, and received his practical training with W. Lucy and Co. and with the Oxford Electric Light Co. In 1913 he became a partner in the firm of Hill, Upton and Co., of which he was Principal from 1928 until he died. He was also Principal of Ilco Ltd., Chairman of the Oxford and Cowley Ironworks Ltd., a Past President of the Oxford Chamber of" Commerce and of the Clarendon Club, and a Past Master of the Bertie Lodge of Freemasons. He joined The Institution as an Associate Member in 1917 and was elected a Member in 1936. He leaves a widow and one son.

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