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Georges Emil Buess

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Georges Emil Buess (c1875-1937)

1937 Obituary [1]

GEORGES EMIL BUESS died at his residence on February 22, 1937, in his sixty-third year, after a short illness.

Of Swiss extraction, he joined the clerical staff of Messrs. N. M. Rothschild and Sons' Gold and Silver Refinery in the year 1898.

On February 1, 1912, he was appointed manager of the refinery and had thus just completed his Silver Jubilee at the time of his death. A brilliant refiner, with an enormous knowledge of the precious metals, a true friend, beloved by all his staff, his was a personality with which it was a pleasure to come into contact.

He was elected a member of the Institute of Metals on March 9, 1925. W. H. WILLIAMS.

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