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William Uprichard Jackson

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William Uprichard Jackson (c1872-1925), Chairman of the Weldless Steel Tube Co


1925 Obituary [1]

WILLIAM UPRICHARD JACKSON of Tettenhall, Wolverhampton, died on July 19, 1925, at the age of fifty-three years.

Mr. Jackson became managing director of the Weldless Steel Tube Co., Ltd., in 1899, and was elected chairman of the Company in 1920, on the death of Mr. F. Z. Lloyd.

For reasons of health he retired from both these positions in 1924. Mr. Jackson was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1913. He took a considerable interest in the organisation of the Autumn Meeting held at Birmingham in 1925, and was a member of the Local Reception Committee.



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