Mackinnon, William, 1823-1893

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Dates:
Birth 1823-03-13
Death 1893-06-22

Biographical notes:

1856 founded the Calcutta and Burmah Steam Navigation Company (1862 renamed the British India Steam Navigation Company); 1860s director of the City of Glasgow Bank; 1873 established mail service between Aden and Zanzibar; 1882 CIE; 1888 founder and chairman of the Imperial British East Africa Company; 1889 created baronet.

Epithet: shipping entrepeneur

Title: baronet

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000560.0x0001e5

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  • Peking, Chihli, China (as recorded)
  • China, Asia (as recorded)
  • China, Asia (as recorded)
  • Italy, Europe (as recorded)