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Abel, Kenneth Arthurlocked

CBE 1984

Born 4 April 1926; s of late Arthur Abel, CBE and Frances Ethel Abel; m 1955, Sarah Matilda, d of late Capt. M. P. Poynor, TD and Norah Elizabeth Poynor; three s; died 13 Dec. 2010

Clerk and Chief Executive, Dorset County Council, 1967–91 (Clerk of the Peace, 1967–73)

Education

Durham Sch.; Glasgow Univ.; Durham Univ. (LLB)

Career

Served RA, 1944–48. Admitted Solicitor, 1953; Assistant Solicitor: Warwicks CC, 1953–54; Leics CC, 1954–59; Sen. Asst Solicitor, Northants CC, 1959–63; Dep. Clerk and Dep. Clerk of the Peace, NR Yorks CC, 1963–67. Chm., Assoc. of County Chief Execs, 1982–83. Past Pres., Dorset County Golf Union. DL Dorset, 1977

Recreations

Golf, gardening

Club

Sherborne Golf (Sherborne) (Vice Pres.)

Address

Herne’s Oak, Bradford Road, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 6BP

(01935) 813200