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Ross Campbell Geddes

shipping executive

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