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Russon, Sir (William) Claytonlocked

Kt 1958; OBE 1952 (MBE 1946)

Born 30 June 1895; s of late William and Gertrude Emma Russon, Selly Park, Warwickshire; m 1931, Gladys, d of Henry Markham, Dulwich; no children; died 16 April 1968

Education

King Edward VI School, Birmingham

Career

Chairman Merioneth National Savings Cttee, 1939–47; Founder Chm. N. Wales Industrial Assoc., 1944; Pres. Industrial Assoc. of Wales and Monmouthshire, 1947; High Sheriff, Merioneth, 1947–48. First Pres., Llangollen Internat. Musical Eisteddfod, 1947; Mem. Council for Wales and Monmouthshire, 1949–63; Mem. Devel. Corp. for Wales, 1958–63; Chairman: Ryder and Son (1920), 1962–; R. & G. Cuthbert Ltd, 1962–; David Miln & Co. (Seedsmen) Ltd; George Bunyard & Co. Ltd; International Seed Growers Ltd; Phostrogen Ltd; Glanavon Estates Ltd; Carters Tested Seeds Ltd Local Dir, Barclays Bank Ltd, Liverpool Bd; Underwriting Mem. of Lloyd’s. Master Worshipful Company of Fruiterers, 1957. Freeman of City of London. Pres. of Festival of Wales, 1958. KStJ 1968 (CStJ 1962). High Sheriff of Merioneth, 1965–66 (2nd term)

Recreations

Sketching, yachting, gardening

Clubs

Junior Carlton, Royal Automobile; Royal Welsh Yacht

Address

Glanymawddach, near Barmouth, Merioneth