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David Leslie Edgar (Murray)

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David Leslie Murray Edgar, British banker.

Background

Edgar, David Leslie Murray was born on August 21, 1931 in Leslie, Fife, Scotland. Son of Thomas Hale and Jane (Turner) Edgar.

Education

Graduate School Banking, Glasgow, Scotland, 1953.

Career

Assistant general manager Grindlays Bank Ltd., Cyprus, 1969-1973, district manager, London, 1973-1977, chief inspector-credit, Asia/Pacific div., 1977-1982. General manager Grindlays Bank (Uganda) Ltd., Kampala, since 1982. Director Grindlays Bank International (Uganda) Ltd.

Honorary consul Royal Swedish Consulate, Kampala, since 1982.

Membership

Served with Royal Military Police, 1949-1950, Gibraltar. Member Institute Bankers Scotland (associate), Institute Bankers (vice chairman Uganda branch since 1982), Uganda Bankers Association (deputy chairman 1984-1985, chairman 1986), Uganda Bankers (Employers) Association (chairman 1982-1985), British Residents Association Uganda (chairman since 1985), East Africa Association (chairman Uganda branch since 1985), Caledonian Society Uganda (chieftain 1983-1984), Kampala Amateur Theatrical Society (vice chairman 1984-1985). Member Social Democratic Party United Kingdom.

Member Church of Scotland. Clubs: Kampala Club, Bengal Club.

Honorary Swedish Consul to Uganda 1982-1986

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sailing, mountaineering.

Connections

Married Margaret Irene Gaunt, February 11, 1956. Children– Jonathan Leslie, James Graham, Stephen Roger Hugh, Ruth Margaret.

father:
Thomas Hale Edgar

mother:
Jane (Turner) Edgar

spouse:
Margaret Irene Gaunt

children:
Jonathan Leslie Edgar

James Graham Edgar

Stephen Roger Hugh Edgar

Ruth Margaret Edgar