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Alexander Osborne

Alexander Osborne (1820-1900) was a wholesale cheese merchant and councillor.

Born in East Kilbride, Osborne came to Glasgow in 1836. He served as a Conservative on the Town Council for thirty-eight years, from 1862 until his death in 1900, and was City Treasurer 1875-1878.

Reference: Mitchell Library, 920.04BAI

Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Libraries Information and Learning

Keywords:
big cheeses, butter merchants, cheese merchants, City Treasurers, Conservative Party, councillors, grocers, provision merchants



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