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Thomas Irons

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Thomas Irons (1849-1918)

1918 Obituary [1]

THOMAS IRONS was born in London on 12th January 1849.

He served his time at P. N. Russell's Engineering Works, Sydney, and subsequently was associated with the ironworks of the Atlas Co., as managing director.

In 1889 he became works manager of Hudson Bros., Ltd., and afterwards purchased the works, now known as the Clyde Engineering Co., Ltd., Granville, New South Wales, with which he was associated as general manager until his death.

He also occupied the position of director of the Westralia Iron Works, and Chairman of the Commonwealth Steel Products Co., Newcastle.

For many years he was an Alderman of the Granville Municipal Council, and took a great interest in furthering the welfare of the district.

His death took place suddenly at Thirroul, New South Wales, on 24th February 1918, at the age of sixty-nine.

He became a Member of this Institution in 1892.

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