William Grant
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Born in Dufftown, Grampian
Born on 19th of December 1839
Died in 1923

Born 1839. Died 1923 - Scottish distiller.

Began his career in as an apprentice shoemaker. Worked in quarrying and lime-burning and as a book-keeper before building his own distillery, the Glenfiddich distillery. Opened a second distillery at Balvenie in 1893.

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