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John Norton-Griffiths

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Sir John Norton-Griffiths (1871-1930), Governing Director of the Egyptian Ministry of public Works who worked on the Assouan Dam, of Sir John Norton-Griffiths and Co and of Norton-Griffiths, Bruce, Marriott and Co.

1871 July 13th. Born in Somerset as John Griffiths the son of John Griffiths of Brecon. He added the Norton part later.

1930 Shot himself when there were issues with the Assouan Dam.

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