Heritage \ Writings \

Muerig Lloyd Davies (1865-?)
Director, North American Chemical co., of Bay City, MI.

Added Jan., 2009.

Who's who in Canada, 1921


Vice-President, Standard Chemical, Iron and Lumber Co. of Canada, Ltd. Manufacturers of Wood Distillation Products, Royal Bank Bldg., Toronto, Ont., Liverpool, England;

Director, Port Hope Sanitary Manufacturing Co., of Toronto;

Director, North American Chemical Co., Bay City, Mich., U.S.A.; Director, Robert Gage Coal Co., Ltd., Bay City, Mich., U.S.A.

Born Liverpool, Eng., Oct. 3, 1865, son of William Hamlet Davies and Elizabeth Lloyd (Griffith) Davies, Liverpool, Eng.

Educated: Liverpool College;

resident of United States, 1899-1913;

came to Toronto, 1913

Mr. Davies is a technical chemist by profession, having graduated from Liverpool College, and has a long practical association with chemical industries; he was articled to James Muspratt & Sons, chemical manufacturers, Liverpool, and became Manager of their Liverpool works in 1899; this Company was absorbed by the United Alkali Company the following year; three years later, Mr. Davies was made Manager of the Hutchinson works of the Company at Widens, Lancashire; he came to North American Chemical Company, Bay City, Mich., 1899, and came to Toronto as the General Manager of the Standard Chemical Iron and Lumber Co., of Canada, 1913, becoming the Company's vice-president the same year; upon Mr. Davies rest largely the responsibility of the general management of the Company's business. During the last five years of his residence in the States he was a Director of the First National Bank, Bay City, Mich., and also President of the Civic League of the same city.

Married Sarah Elizabeth Simister, daughter of Timothy Simister, Runcorn, Eng., Aug. 23, 1893; has two daughters.

Clubs: Toronto; Albany: Rosedale Golf; R.C.Y.C. Societies; A.F. & A.M. (32 Scottish Rite); Member of the Society of Chemical Industry; American Chemical Society; Member of St. George's and St. David's Society.


Anglican (ex-Warden, St. Paul's Church, Toronto).

Residence: 31 South Drive, Toronto, Ont.

Related Notes/Pages

Meurig L. Davies

1900 Census:
Residence in West Bay City, MI
  • Sarah born 1866; Dau. Majorie, born 1896.
    Related Pages:
    North Americal Chemical Co.
  • People Referenced
    Davies, Meurig L. (subj)
    Davies, Wm. H. (father)
    Griffith, Elizabeth L. (mother)
    Simister, Sarah E. (wife)
    Simister, Timothy (f-inlaw)
    Subjects Referenced
    Bay City, MI
    First Natl. Bank, Bay City
    James Muspratt & Sons
    Liverpool, Eng.
    Liverpool College
    North America Chemical
    Port Hope Sanitary Mfg.
    Robt. Gage Coal Co.
    Runcorn, Eng.
    Standard Chem. Iron & Lmbr.
    Toronto, Ont. Can.
    United Alkali Co.
    Widens, Lancashire, Eng.
    WRITINGS: History As It Was Written Then.