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Frederick Godber

Frederick Godber, Lord 1st Baron Godber of Mayfield, business executive. Decorated Grand Officer, Order of Oranje Nassau, 1947; knighted, 1942; created baron, 1956. Honorary fellow Institute of Petroleum.


  • Godber, Frederick was born on November 6, 1888 in Dulwich, London, England. Son of Edward and Marion Louise (Peach) Godber.

  • Career

    • President Roxana Petroleum Corporation, St. Louis, 1919-1929. Director Shell Union Oil Corporation, 1919-1929. Director Royal Dutch Shell Group, 1929-1946.

      Dir The Shell Transport & Trading Company, Ltd.


    • Married Violet Ethel Beatrice Lovesy, August 29, 1914. Children: Joyce (Mistress.
    • father: Edward Godber
    • mother: Marion Louise (Peach) Godber
    • spouse: Violet Ethel Beatrice Lovesy
    • child: Joyce (Mrs Godber
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    Born November 6, 1888