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Vestey, William, first Baron Vestey (1859-1940), industrialist and food importer

Richard Perren

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/36647
Vestey, William, first Baron Vestey (1859-1940), industrialist and food importer

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Vestey, William, first Baron Vestey (1859-1940), industrialist and food importer, and his business partner, Sir Edmund Hoyle Vestey, first baronet (1866-1953), were both born in Liverpool. William was the eldest (b. 21 January 1859), and Edmund was the fifth child (b. 3 February 1866), of Samuel Vestey (1832-1902), a Yorkshireman ...

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