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John Henry Lloyd

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John Henry Lloyd ( -1915)


1915 Obituary [1]

JOHN HENRY LLOYD died on April 16, 1915. He was born at Dowlais in 1859, and was educated at the Dowlais public schools and at Lloyd's School, Merthyr Tydfil. In 1874 he entered the machine shop of the Dowlais Iron Company, and served an apprenticeship there of five years. He then spent a year as machinist at the Tredegar Iron Works, and in 1880 he returned to Dowlais as machinist, and remained in the employ of that company until his departure for the -United States.

He went to Alliance, Ohio, in 1882, and secured a position with his uncle, the late Thomas R. Morgan, senior, in the engineering department of Morgan, Williams & Company, now the Morgan Engineering Company, where he was employed successively as draftsman, mechanical engineer, general superintendent, and finally as assistant to the president of the company. On account of ill-health he retired from active participation in the business about a year and a half ago.

He was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1905.


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