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John Tennent (c1866-1911), chairman and managing director of R. B. Tennent
1911 Obituary 
JOHN TENNENT died suddenly at his residence, Breden Hall, Bothwell, on August 20, 1911, of heart failure. He was forty-five years of age, and was chairman and managing director of Messrs. R. B. Tennent, Limited, ironfounders, of Whifflet, Coatbridge.
He took a warm interest in sport of all kinds, and particularly in horse racing and breeding. He was also an active politician in the Unionist cause. On the occasion of the visit of the Iron and Steel Institute to Glasgow in 1901 he acted as a member of the Local Reception Committee, and he was also a member of the General Reception Committee formed in 1906 on the occasion of the visit of the American Iron and Steel Institute to this country.
He was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1900.