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Smurfit, John Jefferson
Smurfit, (John) Jefferson
Smurfit, (John) Jefferson Snr (1909–77), industrialist and businessman, was born 24 March 1909, the son of a Sunderland shipyard worker. He was ten when his father, John, died painfully at home from diabetes, leaving a widow and three small children. To support her family Ellen…