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Henry Adolph Salvesen

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Henry Adolph Salvesen D.L., J.P., M.I.N.A.

1860 Born in Polmont, son of Johan Theodor Salvesen and his wife Anna Nathalia[1]

Educated at Blairlodge and Edinburgh University.

Career: Convener of Works Committee, Stirling C.C., that carried out East Stirlingshire Waterworks and Polmont Drainage

Superintended building and running of his firm's steamers.

1904 SALVESEN, H. A., D.L., J.P., C.C., Lathallan, Polmont, N.B. Cars: 6-h.p. Daimler, 10-h.p. steam (own make), 12-h.p. Benz. Hobbies: Yachting, mechanics. Clubs: Institute of Naval Architects, Liberal (Glasgow), County (Stirling), Scottish Automobile (Eastern Section). [2]

1922 Vice-Consul for Norway and for the Netherlands, Vice-Consular Agent for Russia at Grangemouth, Principal of J. T. Salvesen and Co.

1924 Died in Polmont[3]


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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. Motoring Annual and Motorist’s Year Book 1904
  3. national probate calendar