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Alexander Williamson (1881- ) B.Sc., M.Inst.C.E.
1881 Born at the Isle of Bute the son of James Williamson, Marine Superintendent, and his wife Catherine
1901 Living with his parents at 59 Octavia Terrace, Greenock, Apprentice Engineer.
Educated at Greenock Collegiate Sch. and Glasgow Univ.
1904 Joined MICE
1906 of Craigbarnet, Greenock,
1916 Employed at Vickers, Sheffield
1926 Employed at Vickers, Sheffield
1931 of the English Steel Corporation
1934-5 Master of the Cutlers' Company of Hallamshire
1938 'Mr. Alexander Williamson, general manager of Messrs. Steel, Peech and Tozer Ltd., and Master Cutler in 1934, has been appointed managing director of Messrs. William Beardmore and Co.. forge rolling mills and steel works. Glasgow.'
By 1939 was Managing Director of William Beardmore and Co.