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Osinsky, Meshe (Burton, Montague Maurice, Sir)

Born: 1885 AD
Died: 1952 AD, at 67 years of age.

Nationality: British
Categories: Businessmen


1885 - Born on August 15th in Lithuania. Lithuanian founder of Great Britain's largest chains of clothes shops.

         - Montague Burton was originally named Meshe Osinsky.

1900 - He arrived at England alone.

         - Burton was only 15 when he opened his first business, a draper’s shop in Chesterfield.

1931 - Burton was knighted for his services to commerce and charity.

1952 - Died on September 21st in Harrogate.


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