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Name: ANDERSON, Rudolf Ebenezer Mason OBE, KCSS

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Nee: son of Alfred Gerald Wright Anderson? Or probably Rudolf Mayer

Birth Date: 25 Oct 1901 Mombasa

Death Date: 13 Dec 1965 Nairobi

First Date: 1900

Profession: Director of several EA Companies including the EA Standard, the Tanganyika Standard, Mombasa Times Ltd., Hughes Ltd., EA Power & Light Company, Mt. Margaret Estates etc.

Area: Nairobi, KAD 1922 - Mount Margaret Estate, Escarpment

Married: 18 June 1936 Eleanor Margaret Bradshaw b. 30 Dec 1899 Dublin, d. 19 Mar 1974 Mount Alverna, Surrey

Children: Marion Louise (17 Sep 1937 Kenya-2013); Rudolf Duncan (7 Mar 1940-2017)

Book Reference: Gillett, Patricia Hoey, KAD, Red 25, Red 31, Hut, EA & Rhodesia, Pioneers, Land, Red 22, Who's Who, SKP

War Service: Pioneer Corps in WW2, Major. District Commandant of the KPR

School: Nairobi School, St. Joseph's College, Beulah Hill, Hurstpierpoint College & Union College, London

General Information:

He was a Past President of the Association of Chambers of Commerce, and Chairman and Founder of the Kenya European Hospital Association.
Patricia Hoey comments - Often seen in Nairobi, the least attractive of the Anderson brothers, Claud and Gerald.
East Africa & Rhodesia - 17/6/54 - Birthday Honours, OBE - for public services in Kenya. A director of many East African companies. President of the Association of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Eastern Africa, 1951.
Pioneers has R.E. Anderson, Nairobi, arrived June 1901
Land - Leased 8998 acres at Kedong - Mrs M.R. Douglas [sic], passed to R.F. and M.L. Mayer and C.B.W., C.G.W. and R.E. Anderson, later sub-divided
Land - Mrs H.E. Bowker leased 9037 acres at Kedong, passed to R.F. and M.L. Mayer and C.B.W., C.G.W. and R.E. Anderson SKP - 1938 - Society of Kenya Pioneers - over 30 years in Colony - arrived June 1901
Considine - New European School Nairobi - Rudolf Anderson - b. 25/10/1902? - 12/9/1910
Gazette 5/4/2938 - Honorary Game Warden
Red 31 has R.E.R. Anderson, Box 779, Nbi.
Gazette 16 Nov 1936 Voters List 1936 - R E M Anderson, Riverdale, Box 135, Nbi
Gazette 22 Feb and 10 May 1966 probate for R.E.M. Anderson who died at Nairobi 13 Dec 1965 - spelt Rudolf

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