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Name: DENOVAN, Caleb

Birth Date: 6 Oct 1870 Glasgow

Death Date: 9 Dec 1944 Nairobi

First Date: 1910

Last Date: 1944

Profession: He founded in 1911 a business of Land & Estate Agents & General Importers in Nairobi, where he lived for more than 30 years

Area: Nairobi, 1930 City House, Box 109, Nairobi

Married: In Rosneath 1896 Elizabeth Boyd Buchanan b. 1875 Scotland, d. 21 Apr 1958 Nairobi

Children: Ina [?Ida, 1901 census] Boyd (Watson) (1898 Manchester); John M.

Book Reference: Gillett, Barnes, EAWL, KAD, Red 25, Red 31, Macmillan, Red 22, CO, Gazette, Barnes, Leader14, North

War Service: East African units

General Information:

Formed the company Denovan & Co. in Albert House, now the Standard Bank, Moi Avenue, Nairobi. His business was Land and Estate Agents, Importers and General Agents. Items of interest varied from building materials, South African preserves and wines; Kruschen Salts and perfumery of Atkinson & Co. Ltd. London. Agencies for such companies as African Tobacco Manufacturers Cape Town, Armour & Co. Packers, Chicago and Kerner-Greenwood manufacturers of "Pudlow", a cement waterproofing powder from King's Lynn, Norfolk, England, a modern and new aid for the construction industry. Source - Mrs Hazel Watson
Macmillan - 1930 - Denovan & Diebel, Land and Estate Agents, Importers and General Agents - Business founded by Mr C. Denovan in 1911 and was joined in partnership in 1926 by Mr H.J. Diebel
CO 533/585 - supporter of Simon Medicks application for Naturalization.
Gazette - 7/4/15 - Liable for Jury service, Nairobi District - C. Denovan, Government Road
Nairobi Forest Road Cemetery - Caleb Denovan, British, age 74, died 9/12/44.  in loving memory / of / Caleb Denovan / who passed away on . December 9th 1944 / aged 74 years / and his wife / Elizabeth Boyd / died 21st April 1958 / aged 65
Red 22 & Red 25 - Auctioneer, Land & Estate Agent
Gazette - Voters List 1936 - Caleb Denovan, Land Agent, Muthaiga and Mrs Elizabeth Boyd Denoven, Box 109, Muthaiga

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