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Sir Richard Grant Woodman Burbidge

Sir Richard Grant Woodman Burbidge, business executive. Decorated commander Order of British Empire.


  • Burbidge, Sir Richard Grant Woodman was born on June 23, 1897 in London, England. Son of Sir Woodman (Baronet, Commander, Order of British Empire) and Catherine Jemima (Grant) B.

  • Education

    • Student Rugoy School.


    • Studied retail business John Wanamaker’s New York City, 1919-1920. Chairman Harrods Ltd. and subsidiary companies, 1945-1959. Chairman British Home Stores Ltd.

      Director Maple & Company Ltd.


    • Married Gladys Kearley, October 14, 1925.; married second, Mistress. Children: John Richard Woodman, Susan Woodman.
    • father: Sir Woodman Burbidge
    • spouses: Gladys Kearley
    • Mistress
    • children: John Richard Woodman Burbidge
    • Susan Woodman Burbidge
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    Born June 23, 1897
    Died February, 1966
    (aged 68)