Born: Aug 15, 1885 AD
Died: 1952 AD, at 67 years of age.
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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