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date: 18 September 2020

Weir, Sir Cecil McAlpinelocked

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Weir, Sir Cecil McAlpine (1890–1960), industrialist and civic administrator, was born at Bridge of Weir, Renfrewshire, on 5 July 1890, the youngest of four sons of Alexander Cunningham Weir and his wife, Isabella McLeish. He was educated at Morrison's academy, Crieff, and in ...

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