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Abbott, James Alan, (2 Dec. 1928–24 May 2008), Manager and Director of Research, Koninklijk/Shell Laboratorium, Amsterdam, Shell Research BV, 1981–88, retired  

PhD

Born 2 Dec. 1928; s of George Oswald and Eva Abbott; m 1954, Rita Marjorie Galloway; one s one d; died 24 May 2008

Manager and Director of Research, Koninklijk/Shell Laboratorium, Amsterdam, Shell Research BV, ...

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Abbott, John Sutherland, (24 Aug. 1900–6 March 1979), JP; Chairman, R. Wyliehill Ltd, 1971–75; formerly Director: The Bank of Scotland; Royal Exchange Assurance (Chairman Glasgow Local Board); Glenfield and Kennedy Holdings Ltd, 1952–65, and other Companies; Chairman and Managing Director, Saxone Lilley & Skinner (Holdings) Ltd, 1938–64; Hon. President, Ayrshire Chamber of Industries; Governor, Welbeck College; Member, Scottish National Committee, English-Speaking Union; Vice-Chairman, Kennel Club Cttee, 1973  

Born 24 Aug. 1900; 2nd s of late George Sutherland Abbott, JP, Middleton House, Ayr, and Isabel Cathrine Cable; m 1928, Winifred May, 2nd d...

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Abbott, Morris Percy, (3 May 1922–25 Jan. 1998), Chief Executive, 1974–83, Chairman, 1977–83, Hogg Robinson Group Ltd  

Born 3 May 1922; s of Harry Abbott and Agnes Maud Breeze; m 1944, Marjorie Leven; one s one d; died 25 Jan. 1998

Chief Executive, ...

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Abbott, Percival William Henry, (7 June 1869–29 Jan. 1954)  

BA (Lond.)

Born 7 June 1869; s of J. S. Abbott; m Isobel M. Lucy; one d; died 29 Jan. 1954

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Abbott, Ronald William, (18 Jan. 1917–19 Aug. 2006), Consultant Partner, Bacon & Woodrow, Consulting Actuaries, 1982–94 (Senior Partner, 1972–81)  

CVO 1989; CBE 1979; FIA, ASA, FPMI

Born 18 Jan. 1917; s of late Edgar Abbott and Susan Mary Ann Abbott; m 1st, 1948, Hilda Mary Hampson (d 1972...

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Abdel-Haq, Prof. Mohammed Kayed, (born 22 April 1964), Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Oakstone Merchant Bank, since 2012; Executive Director, Centre for Opposition Studies (Chairman, 2010), Director, Centre for Islamic Finance (Chairman, 2012), and Professor of Islamic Finance and Banking, University of Bolton  

PhD

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Oakstone Merchant Bank, since 2012; Executive Director, Centre for Opposition Studies (Chairman, 2010), Director, Centre for Islamic Finance (Chairman, 2012), and Professor of Islamic Finance and Banking, University of Bolton

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Abdela, His Honour Jack Samuel Ronald, (9 Oct. 1913–14 May 1994), QC 1966; a Circuit Judge, Central Criminal Court (formerly Deputy Chairman, Inner London Quarter Sessions), 1970–86  

TD 1948

Born 9 Oct. 1913; s of Joseph and Dorothy Abdela, Manchester; m 1942, Enid Hope Russell, y d of Edgar Dodd Russell, London; one ...

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Abel Smith, Sir Alexander, (18 Sept. 1904–17 April 1980), JP; retired Merchant Banker; J. Henry Schroder Wagg and Co. Ltd, 1946–67; Chairman: Pressed Steel Co., 1955–65; Provident Mutual Life Assurance Association, 1966–73; Director of other companies  

KCVO 1980; Kt 1968; TD

Born 18 Sept. 1904; s of late Lieut-Col Francis Abel Smith, DL; m 1st, 1936, Elizabeth (d 1948), d of David B. Morgan, Biltmore, North Carolina, USA; one ...

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Abel, Sir Christopher Charles, (born 18 May 1941), Chairman, Masurina Ltd, since 1990  

Kt 2018; OBE 2007

Chairman, Masurina Ltd, since 1990

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Abel, Keith Russell, (born 13 Nov. 1963), Founding Director, Abel & Cole, organic food business, 1988–2015; Chairman, Freddie’s Flowers Ltd, since 2014  

Founding Director, Abel & Cole, organic food business, 1988–2015; Chairman, Freddie’s Flowers Ltd, since 2014

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Abel, Roger Lee, (born 12 Aug. 1943), Director, Cygnus Oil and Gas Corporation (formerly Touchstone Resources USA Inc.), 2005–07 (Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, 2005–06)  

Director, Cygnus Oil and Gas Corporation (formerly Touchstone Resources USA Inc.), 2005–07 (Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, 2005–06)

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Abeles, Sir (Emil Herbert) Peter, (25 April 1924–25 June 1999), Chairman, Abakus/Transabakus Group  

AC 1991; Kt 1972

Born 25 April 1924; s of late Alexander Abel and Mrs Anna Deakin; m 1969, Katalin Ottilia (néeFischer); two d; died 25 June 1999...

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Abell, (John) David, (15 Dec. 1942–29 Nov. 2023), Chairman, Granite Ltd; Director, Leicester Football Club plc, 1999–2020  

Chairman, Granite Ltd; Director, Leicester Football Club plc, 1999–2020

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Abell, John Norman, (18 Sept. 1931–26 May 2004), Chairman, Europe, CIBC Wood Gundy Inc., 1990–91; Vice-Chairman, Wood Gundy Inc., London, 1988–91  

Born 18 Sept. 1931; s of Sir George Edmond Brackenbury Abell; m 1957, Mora Delia (née Clifton-Brown); two s one d; died 26 May 2004

Chairman, Europe, CIBC Wood Gundy Inc., ...

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Abensur, Eric, (born 7 Jan. 1964), Executive Coach, Abensur Consulting, since 2015; Founder and President, Sidekick (formerly Spot.coach), since 2016  

Executive Coach, Abensur Consulting, since 2015; Founder and President, Sidekick (formerly Spot.coach), since 2016

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Aberconway, 1st Baron, (Charles Benjamin Bright M’Laren) (12 May 1850–23 Jan. 1934)  

1st Bt cr 1902

Born Edinburgh, 12 May 1850; 3rd s of Duncan M’Laren, MP, Edinburgh, and Priscilla, d of late Jacob Bright, Rochdale, and ...

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Aberconway, 3rd Baron, (Charles Melville McLaren) (16 April 1913–4 Feb. 2003)  

Born 16 April 1913; e s of 2nd Baron Aberconway, CBE, LLD and Christabel (d 1974), y d of Sir Melville Macnaghten, CB; ...

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Abercorn, 5th Duke of, (James Hamilton) (born 4 July 1934)  

KG 1999

Chancellor, Order of the Garter, since 2012; Lord Lieutenant of Co. Tyrone, 1987–2009; Lord Steward of HM Household, 2001–09; company director

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Aberdare, 4th Baron, (Morys George Lyndhurst Bruce) (16 June 1919–23 Jan. 2005)  

KBE 1984; PC 1974; DL

Born 16 June 1919; s of 3rd Baron Aberdare, GBE, and Margaret Bethune (née Black); m 1946, Maud Helen Sarah, ...

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Aberdare, 5th Baron, (Alastair John Lyndhurst Bruce) (born 2 May 1947)  

DL