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Edward Willis Swan

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Edward Willis Swan ( -1925) of Swan Brothers

1925 Obituary [1]

EDWARD WILLIS SWAN died on March 9, 1925, at his residence, High Field, Crown Hill, Middlesbrough. He was one of the oldest and best-known figures in the iron and steel trade on Tees-side.

With his brothers he founded the firm of Swan Brothers in 1865. The firm opened out an extensive connection with Scotland, and laid the foundation of what was to become one of the principal areas for the consumption of Cleveland iron.

He was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1873.

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