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Adams, Richard Borlase, (9 Sept. 1921–8 Nov. 2009), Managing Director, Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Co., 1979–84 (Director, 1970, Deputy Managing Director, 1974)  

CBE 1983

Born 9 Sept. 1921; s of James Elwin Cokayne Adams and Susan Mercer Porter; m 1951, Susan Elizabeth Lambert; two s one d; died 8 Nov. 2009

Managing Director, Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Co., ...

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Agnelli, Dr Giovanni, (12 March 1921–24 Jan. 2003), industrialist; Chairman: Fiat, 1966–96 (Hon. Chairman, since 1996); Istituto Finanziario Industriale, since 1959; EXOR, SA, Luxembourg, since 1974; Giovanni Agnelli Foundation, since 1968; Chairman, Editrice La Stampa, since 1982  

Born Turin, Italy, 12 March 1921; s of Edoardo Agnelli, and g s of Giovanni Agnelli, founder of Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino (FIAT); m 1953...

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Alcock, Captain Sir John William, (6 Nov. 1892–18 Dec. 1919), late RAF  

KBE 1919; DSO 1919; DSC 1917

Born 6 Nov. 1892; e s of John and Mary Alcock, Manchester; died 18 Dec. 1919

late RAF

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Alexander, Sir Charles Gundry, (5 May 1923–31 Dec. 2009), Chairman, Alexander Shipping Co. Ltd, 1959–87  

2nd Bt cr 1945; MA, AIMarE

Born 5 May 1923; s of Sir Frank Alexander, 1st Bt, and Elsa Mary (d 1959), d...

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Amherst of Hackney, 4th Baron, (William Hugh Amherst Cecil) (28 Dec. 1940–2 April 2009)  

Born 28 Dec. 1940; s of 3rd Baron Amherst of Hackney, CBE, and of Margaret Eirene Clifton Brown, d of late Brig.-Gen. Howard Clifton Brown; ...

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Anderson, Maj.-Gen. Sir John (Evelyn), (28 June 1916–9 Sept. 2007), Associate and Director, Space and Maritime Applications Inc., 1988–93  

KBE 1971 (CBE 1963); CEng, FIET

Born 28 June 1916; e s of Lt-Col John Gibson Anderson, Christchurch, NZ, and Margaret (née Scott), Edinburgh; m 1944, Jean Isobel, ...

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Anderson, Roy Arnold, (15 Dec. 1920–18 Oct. 2003), Chairman Emeritus, Lockheed Corporation, since 1986; Chairman and Chief Executive, Weingart Foundation, 1994–98  

Born Ripon, Calif, 15 Dec. 1920; s of Carl Gustav Anderson and Esther Marie Johnson; m 1948, Betty Leona Boehme; two s two d; died 18 Oct. 2003

Chairman Emeritus, Lockheed Corporation, since ...

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Andrews, John Hayward, (9 Nov. 1919–3 Jan. 2006), Director, Logan Motorway Group (formerly Logan Toll Motorway Group), 1988–95  

CMG 1988

Born 9 Nov. 1919; s of James Andrews and Florence Elizabeth Andrews; m 1947, June; one s one d (and one s decd); ...

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Armstrong, Anne Legendre, (Mrs Tobin Armstrong), (27 Dec. 1927–30 July 2008), Member, Board of Directors: General Motors, 1977–99; Halliburton Company, 1977–2000; Boise Cascade Corporation, 1978–2000; American Express, 1975–76 and 1981–2000  

Born New Orleans, Louisiana, 27 Dec. 1927; d of Armant Legendre and Olive Martindale; m 1950, Tobin Armstrong (d 2005); three s two d; died 30 July 2008...

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Ashford, Ronald, (24 Aug. 1932–6 Oct. 2008), aviation and safety consultant  

CBE 1992; CEng, FIMechE, FRAeS

Born 24 Aug. 1932; s of Russell Sutcliffe Ashford and Dorothy Ashford (née Shorland); m 1955, Françoise Louisa Gabrielle Génestal du Chaumeil; two s...

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Atkin, Alec Field, (26 April 1925–2 July 2009), Managing Director, Marketing, Aircraft Group, British Aerospace, 1981–82; Director, AWA (Consultancy) Ltd, since 1983  

CBE 1978; FREng; FRAeS

Born 26 April 1925; s of Alec and Grace Atkin; m 1948, Nora Helen Darby (marr. diss. 1982); one s one d (and one s...

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Attygalle, Gen. Don Sepala, (14 Oct. 1921–15 Jan. 2001), Chairman and Managing Director, Air Lanka Ltd, 1993–95; High Commissioner for Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka in London, 1990–93  

Hon. LVO 1954

Born 14 Oct. 1921; m 1958, Ithali Mercia Attygalle; one s.; died 15 Jan. 2001

Chairman and Managing Director, Air Lanka Ltd, 1993–95; High Commissioner for Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka in London, ...

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Bacon, John Mackenzie, (19 June 1846–25 Dec. 1904), lecturer, scientist, aeronaut  

MA, FRAS

Born 19 June 1846; s of John Bacon, MA; g s of John Bacon, RA; m 1st, Gertrude (d 1894), d of Rev. C. J. Myers, formerly Fellow of Trin. Coll. Cambridge; 2nd, Stella, ...

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Bailey, Patrick Edward Robert, (16 Feb. 1925–8 Jan. 2016), Director, Dan-Air Associated Services, 1985–92  

Born 16 Feb. 1925; s of late Edward Bailey and Mary Elizabeth Bailey; m 1947, Rowena Evelyn Nichols (d 1995); two s three d; died 8 Jan. 2016...

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Balfour of Inchrye, 1st Baron, (Harold Harington Balfour) (1 Nov. 1897–21 Sept. 1988)  

PC 1941; MC and Bar

Born 1 Nov. 1897; s of Col N. H. Balfour, OBE, Belton, Camberley, Surrey; m 1st, 1921, Diana Blanche (marr. diss. ...

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Bannerman, Sir Alexander, (16 Dec. 1871–10 March 1934)  

11th Bt cr 1682

Born 16 Dec. 1871; s of 10th Bt and Anne Mary, d of Richard Brooke, Handford, Cheshire; m 1920, Joan, o c...

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Barber, John Norman Romney, (22 April 1919–21 Oct. 2004), company director and business consultant  

Born 22 April 1919; s of George Ernest and Gladys Eleanor Barber; m 1941, Babette Chalu (d 2003); one s.; died 21 Oct. 2004

company director and business consultant...

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Bates, Sir Malcolm (Rowland), (23 Sept. 1934–30 May 2009), Chairman: Premier Farnell plc, 1997–2005; HHG plc, 2003–05  

Kt 1998

Born 23 Sept. 1934; s of late Rowland Bates and Ivy Bates (née Hope); m 1960, Lynda Margaret Price; three d; died 30 May 2009

Chairman: Premier Farnell plc, ...

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Batty, Sir William (Bradshaw), (15 May 1913–31 Oct. 2003), Chairman, Ford Motor Co. Ltd, 1972–75, retired (Managing Director, 1968–73)  

Kt 1973; TD 1946

Born 15 May 1913; s of Rowland and Nellie Batty; m 1946, Jean Ella Brice; one s one d (and one s decd); died 31 Oct. 2003...

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Baylis, Rear-Adm. Robert Goodwin, (29 Nov. 1925–29 May 2009), Chief Executive, R. G. Baylis & Associates, since 1984  

CB 1984; OBE 1963

Born 29 Nov. 1925; s of Harold Goodwin Baylis and Evelyn May (née Whitworth); m 1949, Joyce Rosemary Churchill (d 1995); two s...