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Harold Keith Salvesen

Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of Ted Salvesen and Annie Forbes Salvesen
Husband of Marion Eleanora Salvesen
Father of Anne Marie Salvesen; Kirsteen Marion Forbes Salvesen; Ewen Abercromby Kay Salvesen; Andrew Cameron Salvesen and <private> Turner (Salvesen)
Brother of Noel Graham Salvesen, MBE; Magda Virginie Elliot; Hilda Burnet Smith; Winifred Mary Ross Middleton and Theodore Norman Forbes Salvesen

Managed by: Michael Lawrence Rhodes
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About Harold Keith Salvesen

Biographical Summary

Salvesen, Harold Keith. ?-01/02/1970. Ref: 3063. Male.

  • Titles and British Honours: Captain, DL(Edinburgh 1963).
  • Profession: Soldier, Businessman.
  • Appointments Held: DEOLI Regiment, Indian Army, Adjutant 1917, Captain 1919, Siberia; Lecturer 1923-7, Economics, Oxford University; Staff 1928,Chairman 1945-67, Christian Salvesen & Co, South Georgia Co.
  • Schools and Tutors: The Edinburgh Academy 1903-14.
  • Training: Royal Military College, Sandhurst.
  • Undergraduate Studies: MA (Oxon.1923, Harvard 1925).
  • Marital Status: Married (1933) Mora Cameron.
  • Father: Theodore Emile Salvesen, FRSE 1863-1942.
  • War Service: 1914-18. Mesopotamia, North West Persia, Twice Mentioned in Despatches. 1939-45. Joint Manager Whaling Branch Oils & Fats Division, Ministry of Food.
  • References: RSE Year Book 1971-72, 71-3.
  • Memberships: FRZS.
  • Date of Election: 05/03/1934.
  • Proposers: James Young Simpson, Ralph Allen Sampson, James H Ashworth, E T Salvesen (Candidates List 1933-4).
  • Notes: Born c.1898.
  • Fellow Type: OF.

SOURCE: Waterston, Charles D; Macmillan Shearer, A (July 2006). Biographical index of former fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 1783-2002: Biographical Index. II. Edinburgh: The Royal Society of Edinburgh. ISBN 978-0-902198-84-5. page 817

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Harold Keith Salvesen's Timeline

July 30, 1897
December 31, 1935
Age 38
May 29, 1937
Age 39
January 25, 1941
Age 43
May 5, 1947
Age 49
February 1, 1970
Age 72