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William Wadell

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William Wadell ( -1935)


1935 Obituary [1]

WILLIAM WADDELL MCCOSH died at his home, Easter Moffat, Plains, near Airdrie, Lanarkshire, on March 17, 1935.

Mr. McCosh was a son of the late Provost McCosh of Coatbridge and was educated at Cambridge. Later, he became one of the principals in the firm of William Baird & Co., Ltd., Gartsherrie Ironworks, and devoted most of his time to the interests of this concern.

He was also a director of Baird's Mining Co., Ltd., and the Caledonian Portland Cement Co., Ltd.

He served a period on the Coatbridge Town Council and was a magistrate when he retired from that body; at the time of his death he was President of the North Lanark Unionist Association.

He joined the Iron and Steel Institute in 1909.



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