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c.1844 Born in Manchester, son of Alexander McDougall
c.1884 John McDougall, who had been running the London operation of the company, retired, eventually becoming Chairman of the London County Council.
1901 John McDougall 57, retired chemical manufacturer, lived in Greenwich with Ellen M McDougall 43, Frank L McDougall 16, Margery McDougall 15, Catherine J McDougall 10
He was knighted by Edward VII
1905 Sir John McDougall JP, member of London County Council, Conservator of River Thames and Metropolitan Water Board
1911 John McDougall 67, retired chemical manufacturer, L.C.C. and Port Authority, lived in Greenwich with Ellen Mary McDougall 53, Margery S McDougall 25, Caroline J McDougall 20
1917 Sir John McDougall, of Clifton House, Greenwich, died