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Raymond Henry Bonham Carter

Birthplace: Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom
Death: January 17, 2004 (74)
London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Place of Burial: London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Maurice Bonham Carter and Hon. Helen Violet Bonham Carter (Asquith)
Husband of Private
Father of Private; Private and Helena Bonham Carter, CBE
Brother of Private; Baron Mark Raymond Bonham Carter and Hon. Helen Laura Cressida Ridley (Bonham Carter)

Occupation: banquier
Managed by: Michael Lawrence Rhodes
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About Hon. Raymond Bonham Carter


Raymond Henry Bonham Carter was a leading British banker, and a member of a distinguished British theatrical and political family.

Raymond Henry Bonham Carter was born on 19 June 1929 to Violet Bonham Carter, Baroness Asquith of Yarnbury (1887–1969), a British political activist and daughter of the Prime Minister H. H. Asquith the 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith (1852–1928), and Sir Maurice Bonham Carter (1880–1960), a politician and cricketer.

Bonham Carter was educated at St. Ronan's School, Hawkhurst, Winchester College and Magdalen College, Oxford, graduating in 1952. He then went to Harvard.

At various times, he held senior posts with the Bank of England (1958–1963), the International Monetary Fund (1961–1963), Warburgs (1963–1977), and the Department of Industry (1977–1979).

In 1958, he married Elena Propper de Callejón, daughter of Spanish diplomat Eduardo Propper de Callejón (1895–1972) and his Austrian-French Jewish wife Helene Fould-Springer. Together they had three children:

Edward Bonham Carter (born 24 May 1960) Helena Bonham Carter (born 26 May 1966), a two-time Academy Award nominated actress. Thomas Bonham Carter In 1979, he was diagnosed with a brain tumour which was removed by surgery but left him quadriplegic and partially blind.

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Hon. Raymond Bonham Carter's Timeline

June 19, 1929
Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom
November 5, 1929
Westminster Abbey, London.
May 26, 1966
London, England, United Kingdom
January 17, 2004
Age 74
London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom