William James Perrie, 1st and last Viscount Pirrie

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William James Perrie, 1st and last Viscount Pirrie

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Son of James Alexander Morrison Perrie and Eliza Swan Montgomery
Husband of Margaret Montgomery Perrie
Brother of Eliza Andrews

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William James Pirrie, 1st Viscount Pirrie, KP, PC (Ire) (31 May 1847 – 6 June 1924) was a leading Irish shipbuilder and businessman. He was chairman of Harland and Wolff, shipbuilders, between 1895 and 1924, and also served as Lord Mayor of Belfast between 1896 and 1898. He was ennobled as Baron Pirrie in 1906, appointed a Knight of the Order of St Patrick in 1908 and made Viscount Pirrie in 1921.

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William James Perrie, 1st and last Viscount Pirrie's Timeline

1847
May 31, 1847
1879
April 17, 1879
Age 31
1924
June 6, 1924
Age 77