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Name: PINEO, Wilfred Frank

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Birth Date: 18 Nov 1888 Sussex

Death Date: 31 Oct 1954 Eldoret

First Date: 1913

Last Date: 1954

Profession: Official of Standard Bank of South Africa in Nairobi.

Area: Retired to live in Nyeri, 1930 Nairobi, 1938 Eldoret

Married: Edith Bramley b. 1896

Children: Roger Michael (1926)

Book Reference: Gillett, Barnes, KAD, Red 25, Red 31, Hut, EA & Rhodesia, Red 22, Gazette

General Information:

East Africa & Rhodesia - 18/11/54 - Mr Wilfred Frank Pineo, who has died in Eldoret, Kenya at the age of 66 after a long illness, was accountant of the local branch of the Standard Bank of South Africa until 1938. Joining the staff of the bank in Port Elizabeth in 1911, he also served in Johannesburg before going to Kenya in 1920. After serving in the Mombasa and Nairobi offices he went to Eldoret in 1937, and there spent the next 11 years. Wilfred (as he was widely known) was an outstanding tennis player, at one time holding championship rank in the mens' doubles and mixed doubles. He was also a good cricketer and hockey player. After retirement from the bank he was active in public and social affairs, being at different times a member of the municipal board of Eldoret and honorary secretary of the local branch of the Elector's Union. He leaves a widow and one son.
Gazette 6 Dec 1938 Uasin Gishu Voters Roll
Member of Parklands Sports club and an excellent tennis player.
Gazette 30 Nov 1954 - probate
Barnes Eldoret cem in loving memory / of / Wilfred Frank Pineo / died 31st October 1954 / aged 68 / the strife is over

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