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John Prentice (1847-1925) of Boyd and Co (of Shanghai)
Born in 1847 in Beattock, Scotland
Moved to Shanghai to work for Muir & Co which was later absorbed by Boyd & Co. He went on to work his way up to become their Managing Director and when they became Shanghai Dock and Engineering Co, he was their controlling interesting and principal.
He was also the Chairman of the Shanghai Municipal Council 1901 – 1902.
1925 Died and was buried in Bubbling Well Cemetery.