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date: 08 March 2021

Dewar, John Alexander, first Baron Forteviotlocked

  • Ronald B. Weir


Dewar, John Alexander, first Baron Forteviot (1856–1929), whisky blender and philanthropist, was born at Perth on 6 June 1856, the second surviving son in a family of five sons and two daughters of John Dewar (1806–1880), wine and spirit merchant, and his wife, ...

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