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Le Marquand, Cyril (1902–1980), Jersey senator and businessman, was born in St Lawrence, Jersey, on 6 March 1902, the only son of Joshua Le Marquand and his wife, Lilian Mabel, née Le Feuvre. His father and uncle were joint owners of the flourishing local corn chandlery and seed and animal fodder merchants ...

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Frederick James Marquis, first earl of Woolton (1883–1964) by Elliott & Fry © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Marquis, Frederick James, first earl of Woolton (1883–1964), politician and businessman, was born on 23 August 1883 at 163 West Park Street, Salford, the only child of Thomas Robert Marquis (d. 1944), a saddler, and his wife, Margaret (née Ormerod). They were determined that their son would rise beyond the lower middle classes into which he was born and focused their support and hopes on him. After ...

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Young, John (1811–1878), entrepreneur and politician in Canada, was born at Ayr, Scotland, on 11 March 1811, the son of William Young, a cooper, and Janet Gibson. He finished his education at Ayr Academy in 1824, then taught briefly in the parish school at ...