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Name: WARD, Alec Cowper

Birth Date: 1874 Bolton, Lancs. Ancestry family tree has July 1882 Exeter

Death Date: 5.5.1914 Voi, suicide

First Date: 1909 (Dec)

Last Date: 1914

Profession: Manager of sisal company

Area: Voi

Married: Lilian May

Book Reference: SE, HBEA, Red 25, Hut, Playne, Drumkey, Gazette, Leader14, Barnes, Red Book 1912

General Information:

SE - A.C. Ward - Voi - Dec 1909
Playne - The Afro-American Fibre Company Ltd. - ' Great faith is placed in the sisal and rubber industries of the Protectorate ........ the company have a concession at Voi, one mile from the railway station, of 100 square miles of land ........ Ten acres have been planted with sisal ..... The capital of the Company is nearly entirely American. Mr A.C. Ward, the general manager, came to BEA in 1907 from the USA to take up the post.
Gazette - 27/1/15 - Probate & Admin. - d. Voi 5/5/14
Barnes - Mombasa cemetery - Alec Conway [sic]  Ward, died 5 May 1914, age 40, Voi, Suicide
Red Book 1912 - A.C. Ward - Voi
HBEA has two A.C. Ward's, one at Mombasa - BEA Corporation.
Red 25 - A.C. Ward, Voi.
Red 25 - JP, Voi
Nat Probate Calendar
Birth index has Exeter 1882 for birth
1904 - was a student attached to Institute of Civil Engineers
UK Foreign and Overseas Registers for death - names him Alan Conway Ward

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