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Albert Evans Pullar

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Albert Evans Pullar (c1865-1945)

1946 Obituary [1]

"ALBERT EVANS PULLAR, whose death at the age of 80 occurred on 14th June 1945, was associated with the family firm of Messrs. J. Pullar and Son, Ltd., cleaners and dyers of Perth, during the whole of his long career. After serving his apprenticeship in the firm's engineering shop he proceeded to Leeds, where he attended classes in engineering at the Technical College. On his return to Perth he took part in the management of the business, subsequently becoming managing director and chief engineer, in which latter capacity he was responsible for the entire renewal of the steam plant and large extensions to the machinery. He was also a director of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway.

Mr. Pullar was a Member of the Institution for fifty years, having been elected an Associate Member in 1895, and transferred to Membership in 1900."

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