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Norman Forster Wilson

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Norman Forster Wilson (1869- )

1922 J.P., Assoc.M. Inst.C.E., Chairman, Man. Dir., Gilbert Gilkes and Co., Ltd.; b. 1869; s. of Isaac Whitwell Wilson, J.P. Ed. Friends' Sch., Kendal, and York. Training: City and Guilds of London Inst. Pupil under Gilbert Gilkes, M.Inst.C.E.; then with John Fowler and Co. (Leeds ), Ltd. On Mr. Gilkes turning his business into a Private Limited Co., became a Man. Dir., and Chairman in 1920. Clubs: Royal Socs., London; Westmorland County. Address: Elmhurst, Kendal.

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