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Lieut-Colonel Richard Pilkington (1841-1908), C.B., MP, mayor of St. Helens, glass manufacturer ( of Pilkington Brothers) and colliery proprietor.
1841 Born in St Helens
1890 One of the founders of the British Insulated Wire Co
1899 Elected MP for Newton, Lancashire