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Biographical entry Hoskins, Cecil Harold (1889 - 1971)

11 November 1889
Petersham, New South Wales, Australia
8 March 1971
Moss Vale, New South Wales, Australia
Company director


(Sir) Cecil Harold Hoskins was chairman and a joint managing director of Hoskins Iron and Steel Co. Ltd from 1925. He moved the family works from Lithgow to Port Kembla in 1927 and formed a new company, Australian Iron and Steel Ltd, to finance the operations, with himself as chairman and joint managing director. The company became a subsidiary of B.H.P. in 1935, with Hoskins remaining general manager of A.I. & S. until 1950 and a director until 1959.

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  • Parsons, George, 'Hoskins, Charles Henry (1851-1926) and Sir Cecil Harold (1889-1971), iron and steel manufacturers' in Australian Dictionary of Biography, Bede Nairn and Geoffrey Serle, eds, vol. 9 (Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 1983), pp. 371-373. Details


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Rosanne Walker