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Charles Frederick Dixon

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Charles Frederick Dixon (1859-1923), chairman and managing director of the Cleveland Bridge and Engineering Co.


1923 Obituary

"We are informed of the death on September 25th of Mr. Charles Frederick Dixon, chairman and managing director of the Cleveland Bridge and Engineering Co, Darlington. Mr. Dixon was born in 1859 and was educated at Marlborough. In 1882 he joined the company and three years later bought it, converting it in 1893 into a limited liability company. Under his direction it undertook many important contracts for bridges and other structures, amongst which the Victoria Falls Bridge and the King Edward Bridge, Newcastle are the best known."


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