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Name: ROBINSON, Hugh Hargreaves CBE

Nee: 3rd son of Francis Edward Robinson of Stanmore

Birth Date: 5 Apr 1899 Stanmore, Middlesex

Death Date: 1980

First Date: 1919

Profession: Dir. of Companies. Chairman & Man. Dir. Smith Mackenzie & Co. Ltd., Dir. African Marine & Gen. Eng. Co. Ltd., African Wharfage Co. Ltd., EA Oxygen & Acetylene Co. Ltd., Kenya Bus Co. (Mombasa) Ltd. etc.

Area: Mombasa, Dar es Salaam

Married: 1928 Kathleen Thelma McEvoy b. 1898, d. 1999

Children: Richard D.H. (1931); Toni Joan (1930)

Book Reference: Who's Who, Red 25, EA & Rhodesia, Red 22, Foster, Fox Davies

War Service: WW1 with King's Royal Rifle Corps

School: Marlborough College

General Information:

East Africa & Rhodesia - 7/1/54 - CBE - After service in the 1914-18 war, he joined the company in 1919, became a partner eight years later, and was elected chairman of the local board of the limited company in 1946. Has been president of the Chambers of Commerce in Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar and Mombasa, and has served on numerous bodies connected with transport and harbour working. A past president of the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Eastern Africa. A director of many East African companies.

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