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John MacFarlane McConnell

John MacFarlane McConnell, distillery executive. Member Gin Rectifiers and Distillers Association (chairman 1967-1970).

Background

  • McConnell, John MacFarlane was born on December 29, 1924. Son of John Maclean and Mollie Isobel (MacFarlane) C.

  • Education

    • Educated Stowe, Christ Church, Oxford University With Tanqueray, Gordon & Company Ltd., London, 1946-1970, managing director, 1962-1970. Director Distillers Company p.l.c., London from 1965, president, since 1986. Chairman United Glass Holdings p.l.c., 1979-1983.

      President, Royal Warrant Holders Association, 1975-1976.

    Career

    • Chairman United Glass Holdings p.l.

    Membership

    Member Gin Rectifiers and Distillers Association (chairman 1967-1970). Clubs: Royal and Ancient (St. Andrews).

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf; shooting.

    Connections

    • Married Jean Matheson Sutherland Mackay, 1949.
    • father: John Maclean C.
    • mother: Mollie Isobel (MacFarlane) C.
    • spouse: Jean Matheson Sutherland Mackay
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    Born December 29, 1924