Butler, Ernest Oswald, b 1912
Ernest Oswald Butler joined Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd in 1929 and was employed in the company's Shipping Departments at Hankow, Hong Kong and Shanghai. He joined Jardine Matheson, Tientsin, in 1949, and became the agency's Shipping Manager. He moved subsequently to the Shipping Department at Hong Kong, where he worked during the 1950s and 1960s.
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Summaries of telephone conversations between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, and Jardine Matheson, Shanghai. The main subject is trade in a wide range of commodities, including the involvement of the company's subsidiaries Ewo Breweries Ltd, Ewo Cotton Mills, Jardine Engineering Corporation Ltd and Shanghai & Hongkong Wharf Co. Ltd. Index entries for many of the staff and companies featured in the conversations are given below.