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Ross Campbell Geddes

Ross Campbell Geddes, British shipping executive. Decorated knight commander Order British Empire. Member Chamber of Shipping of United Kingdom (president 1968), British Travel Association (chairman 1964-1970), Clerical, Medical and General Life Assurance Society (chairman).

Background

  • Geddes, Ross Campbell was born in 1907 in Edinburgh, Scotland, Licencie 20. Son of Auckland (Lord Geddes) and Isabella Gamble (Ross) Geddes.

  • Education

    • Student Rugby School. Master of Arts, Gonville and Calus College, Cambridge (England) University.

    Career

    • 1 son, 1 daughter With Shell Group Oil Companies, 1931-1946. Partner Chr. Salvesen & Company, Leith, Edinburgh, 1946-1950. Chairman Admiralty Fuels and Lubricants Advisory Committee, 1951-1957.

      Director Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company, 1957-1972. Chairman Trident Tankers Ltd., 1963-1971, Limmer & Trinidad Company, 1964-1969, General Reversionary & Investments Company, Monks Investment Trust Ltd. Director Minerals Separation Ltd., Brixton Estate Ltd., Cambridge Petroleum Royalties Ltd., Southern Pacific Properties Ltd., Technology Investment Trust Ltd.

      With British Merchant Shipping Mission, Washington, 1942-1944, deputy director tanker division Ministry of War Transport, 1944-1945. President Institute Petroleum, 1956-1958. Chairman Ministry of Transport Committee on Carriers Licensing, 1963.

    Membership

    Member Chamber of Shipping of United Kingdom (president 1968), British Travel Association (chairman 1964-1970), Clerical, Medical and General Life Assurance Society (chairman).

    Connections

    • Married Enid Mary Butler, 1931.
    • father: Auckland (Lord Geddes) Geddes
    • mother: Isabella Gamble (Ross) Geddes
    • spouse: Enid Mary Butler
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    Born 1907
    Died February 2, 1975
    (aged 68)
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