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Abrahams, Charles Myer, 1914-1985

  • GB-2014-WSA-01905
  • Person
  • 1914-1985

Abrahams, Sir Charles Myer, son of Isidor Abrahams, chairman Aquascutum Ltd, and Eva, d. of Samuel Freeman of Belfast; b. 25 Apr. 1914; adm. Sept. 1927 (H); left July 1931; RAFVR (FO 1943); dep. chairman and joint man. dir. Aquascutum Ltd; KCVO 1970; m. 12 Jan. 1940 Luisa, d. of Dr Leopold Kramer of Prague; d. 11 June 1985.

Abrahams, Gerald Milton, 1917-1999

  • GB-2014-WSA-01906
  • Person
  • 1917-1999

Abrahams, Gerald Milton, brother of Sir Charles Myer Abrahams (qv); b. 20 June 1917; adm. Sept. 1930 (H); left July 1935; served HAC and RHA 1939-45 (Major); chairman Aquascutum Group 1947-; Council FBI 1962-5, CBI 1965-87; served on many other groups connected with the clothing industry 1960-87; CBE 1967, FRSA 1972, FBIM 1973, CBIM 1979; m. 1st 14 Aug. 1946 Doris Rodgers, d. of Mark Cole of Brookline, Mass.; 2nd 1972 Marianne Wilson, d. of David Kay; d. 9 July 1999.

Abrahams, Ian John, 1921-1991

  • GB-2014-WSA-01907
  • Person
  • 1921-1991

Abrahams, Ian John, son of Leonard Abrahams and Gertrude Ann, d. of Isaac Clavering; b. 23 Nov. 1921; adm. May 1935 (G); left July 1940; Pemb. Coll. Camb. matric. 1940, BA 1947, MA 1950; capt. Camb. Univ. Boxing Club 1946; RNVR 1941-5 (Lieut.); vice-pres. Brit. Acad. of Songwriters, composers and authors; governor London Contemporary Dance Theatre; m. 1st 9 Sept. 1948 Jill Maude, d. of Leslie Koppenhagen; 2nd 1983 Ruth da Ponte (nee Smith-Hulme); d. 27 Dec. 1991.

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Accum, Frederick Ernest, 1801-?

  • GB-2014-WSA-01908
  • Person
  • 1801-?

ACCUM, FREDERICK ERNEST, son of Friedrich Christian Accum, chemist, food scientist and pioneer of gas lighting, and Mary Anne Simpson (IGI); b. 3 Apr 1801; adm. 20 Sep 1813; left Christmas 1813.

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