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Sir Harold Edwin Boulton, bart., songwriter and philanthropist.
1881 Undergraduate in Oxford
1884 His most famous song was the Skye Boat Song.
Participated in establishing early working mens clubs in the east end of London
1886 Partner in Burt, Boulton and Haywood
1889 Married Adelaide Davidson
1901 Timber merchant, employer, living in London with Ida Boulton 37, Kyttie Boulton 10, Denis Boulton 8, Christian Boulton 4
1903 He and his father started the Dominion Tar and Chemical Co in Nova Scotia, setting up tar-distillery companies and creosoting plants.
President of Associated Tar Distillers
1916 A member of the Association of British Chemical Manufacturers from its foundation in 1916.
1918 Appointed CBE
1930 First president of the British Association of Wood Preservers
1930 He published "A Century of Wood Preserving".
1935 Died in London