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Campbell, John (c. 1703–1777), banker and businessman, was held by contemporaries to be an illegitimate son of Colin Campbell of Ardmaddy, younger son of the first earl of Breadalbane (1634–1717). Later testimonies suggest that Colin Campbell married Grizel Douglas against the earl's wishes, and that all evidence of this legal marriage was later destroyed, and with it, the claim of ...

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Colville, Ronald John Bilsland, second Baron Clydesmuir (1917–1996), businessman and banker, was born on 21 May 1917 at 28 Park Circus, Hillhead, Glasgow, the only son and eldest of the three children of (David) John Colville, first Baron Clydesmuir (1894–1954), steel manufacturer, politician, and public servant, and his wife, ...

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Goodman, John Dent (1816–1900), businessman and banker, was born in Peterborough on 15 April 1816, the son and the first of four children of Thomas Goodman (1792–1874), grocer, of Peterborough, and Mary Dent of Lincoln. He was a pupil at Peterborough grammar school...

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John Dent Goodman (1816–1900) by Henry Dixon & Son (after Walter William Ouless, 1890) © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Keswick, Sir William Johnston (1903–1990), businessman and banker, was born on 6 December 1903 in Yokohama, Japan, the second of three sons (there were no daughters) of Major Henry Keswick, of Cowhill Tower, near Dumfries, and his wife, Winifred (Ida) Johnston. Henry Keswick...

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Maxwell, Arthur Terence (1905–1991), banker and company director, was born at Rosslyn, Hammers Lane, Mill Hill, near Hendon, Middlesex, on 19 January 1905, the only son, in a family of one son and one daughter, of Brigadier-General Sir Arthur Maxwell (1875–1935), banker and company director, of ...

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Smith, Sir John Lindsay Eric (1923–2007), banker, politician, and philanthropist, was born on 3 April 1923 at 83 Sloane Street, Chelsea, London, the eldest of three sons and second of four children of (Evan Cadogan) Eric Smith (1894–1950), a captain in the 9th lancers...

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Tagore, Dwarkanath (1794–1846), businessman and philanthropist, was born in Calcutta, Bengal, India, the second son of Rammani Tagore (1759–1833), police officer, and his first wife, Menaka, daughter of Ramakanta Roy of Jessore. At the age of five he was adopted by the childless older brother of ...

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Sir Anthony Favill Tuke (1920–2001) by Rex Coleman for Baron Studios, 1972? © reserved; Barclays Bank

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Tuke, Sir Anthony Favill (1920–2001), banker and businessman, was born on 22 August 1920 at Norcott Court, Northchurch, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, the eldest of the three sons of Anthony William Tuke (1897–1975), banker, and his wife, (Agnes) Edna, née Gannaway (d. 1966). Tuke's...