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Name: KINNELL, James Alexander 'Alec'

Nee: bro of Harry Morris Kinnell

Birth Date: 1902

Death Date: 6 Mar 1978 Nairobi

First Date: 1927

Profession: Professional golfer. Followed his brother to Kenya and took up the post of Professional at Eldoret Golf Club. When his brother left for the USA in 1930 he succeeded him as Professional at Muthaiga and was still there in 1954

Area: Eldoret, Nairobi, 1930 Kipkabus

Married: Ruby Cornelia A. Waterman b. 1907

Children: Ruby Annette (1935); David J. A. (1939); Peter I. A. (1944)

Book Reference: Golf, Red 31, Hut

General Information:

During the War he joined the "Reccies" as a private and ended his service as a Captain in the Armoured Car Depot, earning promotion at Gondar.
Gazette 22 Sep 1978 probate
Their father was also a golf professional (1911 England Census for Sanderstead, Surrey)

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