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Mr Mushet(t)

James Wellwood Mushet (1881 - 1954) was a businessman and Cape parliamentarian. He grew up in Scotland but immigrated to South Africa in 1899 where he set up a general merchants business, J.W. Mushet & Co. with branches in Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg. In 1912 he married Alice Henrietta Elizabeth Findlay, daughter of John and Katie Findlay of Fraserburg and niece of Olive Schreiner.

For further information see:
F.D. Metrowich (1981) ‘Mushet, James Wellwood’ in (ed) C.J. Beyers Dictionary of South African Biography¬† Vol IV Pretoria: Human Sciences Research Council, pp. 384 - 385
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