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Robin Leigh-Pemberton

AKA Robert Leigh-Pemberton

Born: 5-Jan-1927
Birthplace: Hollingbourne, Kent, England
Died: 24-Nov-2013
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Governor of the Bank of England, 1983-93

Military service: British Army (Grenadier Guards, Lt.)

Father: Robert Douglas Leigh-Pemberton
Mother: Helen Isabel Payne-Gallwey
Brother: Jeremy Henry Leigh-Pemberton
Wife: Rosemary Davina Forbes (m. 8-Jul-1953, five sons)
Son: John David Leigh-Pemberton (b. 16-Mar-1955)
Son: James Henry Leigh-Pemberton (b. 10-Dec-1956)
Son: Edward Douglas Leigh-Pemberton (b. 10-Jan-1959)
Son: Thomas Robert Arnold Leigh-Pemberton (b. 1961, d. 1993 automobile accident)
Son: William Francis Leigh-Pemberton (b. 20-Mar-1964)

    High School: Eton College
    Military College: Royal Military Academy Sandhurst
    University: MA, Trinity College, Oxford University (1950)
    Administrator: Pro Chancellor, University of Kent (1977-84)

    Bank of England Governor (1983-93)
    National Westminster Bank Chairman
    Member of the Board of Birmid Qualcast (1966-83)
    Member of the Board of Equitable Life Assurance (1979-83)
    Member of the Board of Glaxo Laboratories (1993-96)
    Member of the Board of Hambros (1993-98)
    Member of the Board of Nat West Bank (1972-83)
    Member of the Board of University Life Assurance (1967-78)
    Bank for International Settlements Board of Directors
    Royal Society of Arts 1977
    Knight, Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem
    Life Peerage as Baron Kingsdown, of Pemberton (14-Jul-1993)
    Order of the Garter 1994
    Lord Lieutenant of Kent (1982-2002)

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