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diplomat , German and French translator

John Max Gysin was diplomat, German and French translator. Decorated member British Empire. With Royal Air Force, 1953-1956. Member Royal Air Force Association, Old Cranleighan Society, Rugby Club Zurich, Zurich Comedy Club, British Business Lunch Club (honorary secretary).

Background

Gysin, John Max was born on January 22, 1935 in Westcliff-on-Sea, England. Son of Max and Constance Marguerite (Chesswas) Gysin.

Career

Employee Schaub & Company, Hamburg, Germany, 1956-1958. Management trainee Fatstock Marketing Corporation, London, Aberdeen, Nneath, 1958-1960. Buyer, salesman Millbourn Fraser, Hamburg, 1960-1962.

Market officer British Embassy, Bonn, Germany, 1962-1969, commercial officer Berne, Switzerland, 1969-1970. Vice consul British Consulate General, Zurich, 1970-1997.

Achievements

  • Avocations: amateur dramatics, aviation history, music, rugby referee. E-mial.

  • Avocations: amateur dramatics, aviation history, music, rugby referee. E-mial.

  • Avocations: amateur dramatics, aviation history, music, rugby referee. E-mial.

Membership

With Royal Air Force, 1953-1956. Member Royal Air Force Association, Old Cranleighan Society, Rugby Club Zurich, Zurich Comedy Club, British Business Lunch Club (honorary secretary).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: amateur dramatics, aviation history, music, rugby referee.

Connections

Married Ute Irmgard Festing, 1968 (divorced 1973). 1 child, Geoffrey Oliver. Married Elisabeth Anna Rainer, September 9, 1978.

Children: Timothy Andrew Charles, Jennifer Corinne.

father:
Max Gysin

mother:
Constance Marguerite (Chesswas) Gysin

spouses:
Ute Irmgard Festing

Elisabeth Anna Rainer

children:
Geoffrey Oliver Gysin

Timothy Andrew Charles Gysin

Jennifer Corinne Gysin