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Name: TYSON, William MBE (Mil)

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Nee: bro of George Alfred Tyson

Birth Date: 1888 London

Death Date: 1981

First Date: 1919

Profession: Manager and Director of Tyson Bros. Ltd.

Area: Box 129, Nairobi

Married: In Talbot Village, Dorset 4 Mar 1916 Kitty Irene Squelch b. 1894 Hendon, d. 1967 Westminster

Children: Michael Hugh William (1930-3 July 1934 Bournemouth); Peter William (1921-1944); Joan (1922-1981)

Book Reference: KAD, Red 25, Red 31, Macmillan, Red 22, Ship, Trina Barrett, KFA

War Service: Essex Regt.

School: Private School, Bournemouth

General Information:

Macmillan - 1930 - Tyson Brothers Ltd., Importers, Exporters, Managing Agents, Secretaries and Insurance Agents - The business was established in 1919 by Messrs W. and G.A. Tyson and the firm was formed into a limited company in 1921, the directors being Sir H.J. Delves Broughton, Bart., Messrs W. and G.A. Tyson, and M.L. Beard.
Red 22 - Committee Member, Nairobi Political Association - Capt. Tyson
EA Today & Tomorrow - 1934 - Mr W. Tyson MBE, who in 1919 founded Tyson Bros. Ltd. And is now managing director of Richardson, Tyson & Martin, Ltd. and other companies, is an ex-member of the Executive and Legislative Councils of Kenya, and an ex-President of the Association of Chambers of Commerce of Eastern Africa.
Ship - Mantola 1931 - Mrs Kitty I. Tyson, age 36, Miss Joan D.I. Tyson age 8, Master M.H. Tyson age 1
KFA - Delegate to the Maize Conference of 1923 [photo]

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