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Adler, George Fritz Werner, (12 Jan. 1926–17 Nov. 2002), Director of Research, British Hydromechanics Research Association, 1971–86  

OBE 1982; FREng; FIMechE; FICE

Born 12 Jan. 1926; s of Fritz Jacob Sigismund Adler and Hildegard Julie Adler (née Lippmann); m 1949, June Moonaheim Margaret Nash; three ...

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Archer, Prof. John Stuart, (15 June 1943–9 Dec. 2007), Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Heriot-Watt University, 1997–2006  

CBE 2002; PhD; FREng, FIChemE, FEI; FRSE

Born 15 June 1943; s of Stuart Leonard Archer and Joan (née Watkinson); m 1967, Lesley Oaksford; one s one d; died...

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Ashworth, James Louis, (7 March 1906–7 Jan. 2005), Full-Time Member for Operations, Central Electricity Generating Board, 1966–70, retired  

FIMechE, FIEE, ARTC (Salford)

Born 7 March 1906; s of late James and Janet Ashworth; m 1931, Clara Evelyn Arnold (d 1992); one ...

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Berridge, (Donald) Roy, (24 March 1922–3 Jan. 2011), Chairman, South of Scotland Electricity Board, 1977–82 (Deputy Chairman, 1974–77)  

CBE 1981; FREng

Born 24 March 1922; s of Alfred Leonard Berridge and Pattie Annie Elizabeth (née Holloway); m 1945, Marie (née Kinder); one d; died 3 Jan. 2011...

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Bexon, Roger, (11 April 1926–4 March 2014), Chairman: Laporte plc, 1986–95; Goal Petroleum, 1990–96; Managing Director, British Petroleum Co., 1981–86, and Deputy Chairman, 1983–86  

CBE 1985

Born 11 April 1926; s of late MacAlister Bexon, CBE, and Nora Hope Bexon (née Jenner); m 1951, Lois Loughran Walling; one s one d; died 4 March 2014...

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Bonelli, Pierre Sauveur Ernest, (28 May 1939–1 April 2004), Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Bull Group, since 2001  

Born 28 May 1939; s of Pierre Bonelli and Victoria Bonelli (née Seren); m 1962, Harriet Becker; three s.; died 1 April 2004

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Bull Group, since ...

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Bourns, Prof. Arthur Newcombe, (8 Dec. 1919–29 May 2015), President and Vice-Chancellor, 1972–80, Professor of Chemistry 1953–81, then Emeritus, McMaster University  

OC 1982; FRSC 1964; FCIC

Born 8 Dec. 1919; s of Evans Clement Bourns and Kathleen Jones; m 1943, Marion Harriet Blakney; two s two d; died 29 May 2015...

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Clayman, David, (28 May 1934–15 July 2015), Managing Director, Esso UK plc, 1986–95  

CEng, FIChemE

Born 28 May 1934; s of Maurice and Nancy Clayman; m 1956, Patricia Moore; two s; died 15 July 2015

Managing Director, Esso UK plc, 1986–95

Purley Grammar Sch.; University College London (BSc Chem. Engrg)...

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Collins, Henry Edward, (4 Oct. 1903–12 Feb. 2003), consulting mining engineer  

CBE 1948; FREng

Born 4 Oct. 1903; s of James Collins; m 1934, Cecilia Harris (d 1975); no c.; died 12 Feb. 2003...

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Dennington, Dudley, (21 April 1927–12 May 2016), Partner, 1972–92, Senior Partner, 1989–92, Bullen and Partners  

FREng; FICE; FIStructE

Born 21 April 1927; s of John Dennington and Beryl Dennington (née Hagon); m 1951, Margaret Patricia Stewart; two d; died 12 May 2016

Partner, 1972–92...

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Farquharson, Sir James (Robbie), (1 Nov. 1903–17 Feb. 2005), retired, subsequently farming  

KBE 1960 (CBE 1948; OBE 1944)

Born 1 Nov. 1903; s of Frank Farquharson, Cortachy, Angus, Scotland, and Agnes Jane Robbie; m 1933, Agnes Binny Graham (...

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Finlay-Maxwell, David Campbell, (2 March 1923–1 July 2014), Director, D. F. Maxwell Co., since 1991  

MBE 1994; PhD; CEng, MIET; FTI, FSDC

Born 2 March 1923; s of Luke Greenwood Maxwell and of Lillias Maule Finlay; m 1954, Constance Shirley Hood; one s one d...

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Fisher, Sir George Read, (23 March 1903–13 July 2007), Mining Engineer; President, MIM Holdings Ltd, 1970–75  

Kt 1967; CMG 1961

Born 23 March 1903; s of George Alexander Fisher and Ellen Harriett Fisher; m 1st, 1927, Eileen Elaine Triggs (d 1966); one s three ...

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Foots, Sir James (William), (12 July 1916–21 Aug. 2010), mining engineer; Chairman: MIM Holdings Ltd, 1970–83 (Director, 1956–87); Westpac Banking Corporation, 1987–89 (Director, 1971–89)  

Kt 1975; AO 1992

Born 12 July 1916; m 1939, Thora H. Thomas; one s two d; died 21 Aug. 2010

mining engineer; Chairman: MIM Holdings Ltd, 1970–83 (Director, 1956–87...

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Gallie, Philip Roy, (3 June 1939–24 Jan. 2011), Member (C) Scotland South, Scottish Parliament, 1999–2007; Managing Consultant, PG Business Advice, 1998–2007  

Born 3 June 1939; s of George Albert Gallie and Ivy Edith Gallie (née Williams); m 1964, Marion Wands Whyte (d 2006); one s one d; died...

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Gibb, Sir Francis Ross, (Sir Frank), (29 June 1927–30 May 2013), Chairman and Chief Executive, Taylor Woodrow Group, 1985–89 (Joint Managing Director, 1979–85, and a Joint Deputy Chairman, 1983–85); President, Taylor Woodrow Construction, since 1985 (Chairman, 1978–85)  

Kt 1987; CBE 1982; BSc; FREng; FICE

Born 29 June 1927; s of Robert Gibb and Violet Mary Gibb; m 1st, 1950, Wendy Marjorie Fowler (d 1997); one ...

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Hackett, John Charles Thomas, (4 Feb. 1939–2 June 2001), Director General, Federation of Civil Engineering Contractors, 1992–96  

Born 4 Feb. 1939; s of late Thomas John Hackett and Doris Hackett; m 1958, Patricia Margaret, d of late Eric Ronald Clifford and Margaret Tubb; ...

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Hamilton, James, (11 March 1918–11 April 2005)  

CBE 1979

Born 11 March 1918; s of George Hamilton and Margaret Carey; m 1945, Agnes McGhee; one s three d (and one s decd); ...

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Hankins, Prof. Harold Charles Arthur, (18 Oct. 1930–2 May 2009), Principal, 1984–95, Vice-Chancellor, 1994–95, University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology  

CBE 1996; PhD; FREng, FIET

Born 18 Oct. 1930; s of Harold Arthur Hankins and Hilda Hankins; m 1955, Kathleen Higginbottom; three s one d; died 2 May 2009

Principal, ...

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Hetherington, Sir Arthur (Ford), (12 July 1911–16 Feb. 2002), FREng; Chairman, British Gas Corporation, 1973–76 (Member 1961, Deputy Chairman 1967–72, Chairman 1972, Gas Council)  

Kt 1974; DSC 1944

Born 12 July 1911; s of Sir Roger Hetherington CB, OBE and Honoria, d of Arthur Ranken Ford; m 1937, Margaret Lacey; one ...