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Thomas Vansittart Bowater

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c.1862 Born in Manchester, son of William Vansittart Bowater and his wife Eliza Jane

1906 Knighted

1907 Was the head of the firm W. V. Bowater and Sons

1913 Became Lord Mayor of London. He then left the running of the family business to his younger brothers.

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