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J. Mann Thomson (c1836-1899)
1899 Obituary 
J. MANN THOMSON, of Dankeith, Ayrshire, died suddenly at Mentone on March 12, 1899, at the age of sixty-three. He had acted as chairman of the firm of William Dixon, Limited, of Glasgow, since the business was turned into a private limited company in 1872, and was well known in the iron and coal trades.
He was an original member of the Iron and Steel Institute.