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Christopher Furness
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Born in Hartlepool, Cleveland and Teesside
Born on 23rd of April 1852
Died on 10th of November 1912

Born 1852. Died 1912 - English shipowner.

Became a shipbroker in 1876, established the Furness Line. Developed a huge shipbuilding and engineering business. Became MP for Hartlepool in 1891. Knighted in 1895 and created a baron in 1910.

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