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William Russell (d.1901)

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William Russell ( -1901)

1901 Obituary [1]

WILLIAM RUSSELL, of the firm of Russell Brothers, coal and iron merchants, 30 Gordon Street, Glasgow, died in April 1901, at his residence, Lillypark, Carluke. He was a native of Slamannan, and commenced his business career in Wishaw. He was cashier of the firm of J. and J. Williams and Co., Excelsior Ironworks, up to 1879, when, along with other gentlemen, he founded the Pather Iron and Steel Company, in which company he was appointed secretary. He commenced the present business at Gordon Street in 1891, and was the secretary of the Camp Coal Company, Motherwell.

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

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