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Biographical entry Gibson, John

Born
Scotland
Occupation
Industrial chemist

Summary

John Gibson worked for David Mitchell's cement works at Burnley from 1890-1900. He became Managing Director of Monier Pipe Company in 1900 and also took over large interests in the South Australian Portland Cement Company.

Details

Worked at St. Rollox Chemical Works, Glasgow for 4 years, London Portland Cement Company, Kent, Manager, Milburn Lime and Cement Works, Dunedin 1888-90, Manager, David Mitchell's cement works at Burnley, 1890-1900, Managing Director, Monier Pipe Company 1900-29?. President, Society of Chemical Industry of Victoria.

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