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Arthur J. Dorman

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Arthur John Dorman (1881-1957)

1881 Born youngest son of Arthur John Dorman, at Stockton-On-Tees

Educated at Rugby School

1900 Trinity College, Cambridge Univ.

1903 B.A.; M.A. 1908.

1900 Gazetted to the 1st Volunteer Batt., Yorks. Regt.

Director of Dorman, Long and Co. Ltd., Ironmasters and Steel Manufacturers, Middlesbrough

1910 Retired from the army.


1911 Arthur Dorman 29, director of a steel manufacturing company, lived in Guisborough with Dorothy Helen Dorman [1]

WWI Served with the Yorks. Regt. (Major); mentioned in despatches.

1931 Upon his father's death, became managing director of the family firm, Dorman, Long and Co.

Also director of other companies.

1939 Executive Director, of an Iron, Steel and Coal company, lived in Newton Hall, Guisborough, with his sister, Clara L Dorman, and his wife, Dorothy H Dorman[2]

1957 Died in London

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Sources of Information

  1. 1911 census
  2. 1939 register