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Name: FOX, Maurice Henry

Nee: brother of Charles Fielding and Louis John Fox, born Fuchs

Birth Date: 24 Feb 1892 Cardiff

Death Date: 27 Jan 1959 Var, France [Ancestry Family Tree has 25 Dec 1958 Var]

First Date: 1921

Profession: Government Analyst in 1939, appointed 1927. Originally Chemical Officer 1921. Previous Service Govt. Lab. London. Transferred from Agric. Dept.

Area: Nairobi

Married: In Kenya 1928 Mavis Jean Bromhead b. 25 May 1905 Battersea, d. 14 May 2002 Nairobi (div. 1939 and then m. Clarence Edward Victor Buxton 1892-1967) (dau. of Walter Sidney Bromhead)

Children: Mervyn Maurice Fielding (18 Apr 1928 Kenya-2007); Miranda May Fielding (23 Apr 1933-1995)

Book Reference: Staff 39, KAD, Red 25, Red 31, Karen 50, Hut, Mervyn Fox, EA & Rhodesia, Racing, Nicholls, Dominion, Gazette

School: BSc, AIC

General Information:

EA & Rhodesia - 19/2/59 - Mr Maurice Henry Fox, sometime Government Analyst in Kenya, has died suddenly in France.
Racing - Owner of 'Overdraft' - 1930 - Mrs M. Fox
Nicholls - administrators were expected to display a high standard of conduct. There was a scandal when the DC Clarence Buxton was cited as co-respondent in a divorce case by the government analyst Maurice Fox. 'Intimacy' was supposed to have occurred in a car in the Nairobi Game Park, an accusation denied by Buxton on the grounds that there were too many ticks there. Buxton lost the case and was transferred to Palestine, though he later returned to farm in Kenya.
Dominion - Medical Department - Government Analyst - 1930
Gazette 27/7/1921 - Arrived on 1st Appointment - Chemical Officer - 18/7/1921
KAD 1922 - Chemical Officer.
Karen 50 - One of the original members of Karen Club in 1937 (Mr & Mrs)
Gazette - Voters List 1936 - Nairobi South - Maurice Henry Fox, Civil Servant, Ngong Road, Box 141, Nbi
Gazette 12 Jan 1960 probate
1939 England and Wales Register living in Frome with bro Charles and Charles' family

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