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R. B. Summerson (1856-1941) of Thomas Summerson and Sons
1922 F.I.D., M.I. and S.I., Man. Dir. and Chairman of Thos. Summerson and Sons, Ltd.; b. 1856; s. of the late Thomas Summerson. Ed. Privately. Training: In the Works of Thos. Summerson and Sons. Career: Entered Firm of Thos. Summerson, 187o; Partner, 1890; became Chairman of Thos.. Summerson and Sons, Ltd., 1907; Director, Dean Moor Coal Co., Ltd., and McLachlan and Co., Ltd.; Member, Federation of British Industries. Clubs: Northern Counties, Whitehall, S.W.; Cleveland, Middlesbro'. Address: Hall Gurth, Coatham Mundeville, Darlington.
1941 Obituary