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Dewar

1. Donald. 1937--2000, Scottish Labour politician; secretary of state for Scotland (1997--99); first minister of Scotland (1999--2000)
2. Sir James. 1842--1923, Scottish chemist and physicist. He worked on the liquefaction of gases and the properties of matter at low temperature, invented the vacuum flask, and (with Sir Frederick Abel) was the first to prepare cordite
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He said Dewar would now take his place in history as "one of the few men across the centuries of whom it could be said that he founded a new Parliament".
To some smiles from the congregation, he remembered how Dewar would emerge from battered old cars - his towering frame a size and shape, he joked, Marks and Spencer hadn't thought of.
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As part of the Bacardi group of companies, John Dewar & Sons honors the spirit of sustainability with these benchmarks at its five malt distilleries:
Revered by discerning Scotch whisky drinkers around the globe, John Dewar & Sons has won more than 500 medals for quality and taste.
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You can open the drawers of the desks and cupboards in the office and look at old order books and job contracts as well as some of the Royal Warrants Dewar has received.
Paraig said: "Writing the lament was very personal to me, but all of Scotland mourned for Donald Dewar.
Chair of the South Lanarkshire Council Planning Committee, Councillor Graham Scott, welcomed Bacardi and John Dewar & Sons as a huge boost to the area and to South Lanarkshire as a whole.
John Dewar & Sons Limited currently employs 300 people at seven locations throughout Scotland.