Daniel Fraser (engineer)
In 1822, he founded the first engineering industry in Sweden, Motala Verkstad, to manufacture the lock gates for the new Göta Canal, which had been designed by fellow Scottish engineer Thomas Telford. Fraser was the first head of the company (1822-1843). Thereafter he retired and lived at Charlottenborg Castle, where he also died. He is buried at Motala Church.
He was married to Agnes Storey.
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