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Sir James Lithgow
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Born in Port Glasgow, Glasgow
Born on 27th of January 1883
Died on 23rd of February 1952

Born 1883. Died 1952 - Scottish shipbuilder.

Educated at Glasgow Academy and Paris. Jointly owned family engineering firm in Port Glasgow. Established an empire with interests in coal, iron and steel, marine engineering, ship-owning and shipbuilding. Formed the Scottish National Economic Development Council. Regarded as one of Scotland’s industrialists.

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http://www.archives.gla.ac.uk/collects/catalog/dc/001-050/dc035. Biography
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