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Arthur Tredgold Lawson

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Arthur Tredgold Lawson (1844-1915), chairman of Fairbairn, Lawson, Combe, Barbour

1915 Obituary [1]

SIR ARTHUR TREDOOLD LAWSON, Bart., of Bedale Hall, Yorkshire, died at his London residence, 68 Eaton Square, on June 2, 1915, aged seventy-one. He was born on February 8, 1844, and was a son of Mr. John Lawson, of Bramhope Manor, near Leeds.

He was chairman of the firm of Fairbairn, Lawson, Combe, Barbour, Ltd., of Leeds, and a director of the Great Eastern Railway.

He was created a baronet in 1900, and was a Chevalier of the Legion of Honour.

He was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1876.

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