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Name: RIDLEY, Robert George

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Birth Date: 1904 Paddington, London, bapt 5 Mar

Nationality: English

First Date: 1926

Profession: Banker. Joined Standard Bank of S. Africa - now Standard Chartered 1922. Chief Representative in EA 1952-62. Member Local Board 1962-83

Area: Nakuru, Nairobi, 1930 Mombasa

Married: 1946 Mary Elizabeth Glover b. 1918

Children: Julian Guy (1946); Elizabeth Ann (1947)

Book Reference: Over my Shoulder, EAWL, Who's Who, Red 31, Wolseley-Lewis

War Service: Local Defence Force, Nairobi in 1940's

School: Inter BSc. Associate of Chartered Institute of Bankers

General Information:

Over my Shoulder - 'Under his wise and realistic direction, the Bank could do nothing but go from height to height, as it spread its wings to cover each of the three countries.'   

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