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Richard Ogle

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Richard Ogle (c1825-1899) of Richard Ogle and Co

1899 Obituary [1]

RICHARD OGLE died in Manchester on January 2, 1899, in his seventy-fifth year. He was one of the oldest representatives of the iron trade in Lancashire, having been connected with the firm of Richard Ogle & Company for upwards of forty years. He was also largely interested in the Lincolnshire blast-furnace.

Since 1865 he had represented the North Lincolnshire Iron Company, and for several years occupied the post of chairman of the board of directors.

He was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1875.

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