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Henry Alexander (1886- ) of Henry Alexander and Co
1886 May 16th. Born the son of James Robert Alexander, and his wife Margaret D. Wilson.
1901 Living at 9 Minto Street, Edinburgh: James R. Alexander (age 49 born Edinburgh), Boot, Cycle and Piano Merchant. With his wife Margaret D. Alexander (age 46 born Lerwick, Shetland) and their six children; James R. Alexander (age 25 born Edinburgh), Assistant Manager Merchant; Beatrice Alexander (age 24 born Edinburgh); Alice Alexander (age 19 born Edinburgh); Henry Alexander (age 15 born Edinburgh); Alfred H. Alexander (age 10 born Edinburgh); and Douglas S. Alexander (age 8 born Edinburgh). Four servants.
1911 Ascends Ben Nevis in a Model T Ford. See Henry Alexander: Ben Nevis
1928 Ascends Ben Nevis in a Model A Ford.
1959 'Joint Managing Director, Alexanders of Edinburgh, Ltd., and Associated Companies. b: May 16, 1886, Edinburgh. Educ: George Watson's College, Edinburgh; served apprenticeship in engineering with Argyll Motors, Alexandria and Arrol Johnston's, Paisley; co-founder with father, the late J. R. Alexander (senior), and brother. Alfred Alexander (q.v.). of Alexanders of Edinburgh: climbed Ben Nevis (4,406 ft.) in a Model T Ford in 1911 and in a Model A Ford in 1928; married; one daughter.'