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Sir James Steel (1909-1994)
1909 Born in Sunderland, son of Alfred Steel
Educated at Trent College
Joined Steel and Co where he specialised in the marketing side of the company
1966 Announced his retirement from The Steel Group Ltd. and its various subsidiary companies at the end of September. He completed forty years in the company's service, during the last ten of which he has been chairman.