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Peter Stewart

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Peter Stewart (1834-1900)

1901 Obituary [1]

PETER STEWART died suddenly at Inverness on July 3, 1900. He was born in Glasgow on August 11, 1834. He served an apprenticeship to W. Cook and Co., and acquired a knowledge of mechanical drawing under the late Mr. Robert Harvey, whom he succeeded as teacher of that subject in the Glasgow Mechanics Institution.

After being a short time in the service of A. and W. Smith and Co., Mr. Stewart was appointed engineer to the Tharsis Sulphur and Copper Co., Ltd., a position he occupied for upwards of thirty years.

He was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1883.

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