Mark Roger Wilkinson was born in 1950 and died on July 5, 2017. He was an English furniture designer. He was the founding designer of Mark Wilkinson Furniture and Smallbone of Devizes. The two companies make fitted furniture and became divisions of Canburg Ltd. Wilkinson served as a visiting lecturer in Design Creativity at the ..
Bryan Robert Avery was born on January 2, 1944, in Berkshire, England and died on July 4, 2017. He was a London based architect, born . Bryan had spent some of his younger years in Lymington in the New Forest, Hampshire. Avery studied architecture at Leicester College of Art (now the De Montfort University), followed ..
Alastair Auld Mactaggart was born on March 11, 1928, in Glasgow and died on July 3, 2017. He was known as Sandy Mactaggart or Sandy Auld Mactaggart. He was a Scottish-born Canadian educator and philanthropist. After being evacuated to Canada during World War II in the late 1930s, Sandy attended schooling at Lakefield College School ..
Andrew Paulson was born on November 13, 1958 and died on July 18, 2017. He was an American entrepreneur. Paulson was the son of noted American professor Ronald Paulson. In his early years he worked with oncology and neurophysiology researchers at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Yale University and at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute. Whilst he ..
Jacob Franklin Butcher was born in 1936, in Union County, Tennessee and died on July 19, 2017. He was an American banker and politician. Butcher built a financial empire in East Tennessee. He was the Democratic Party nominee for governor of Tennessee in 1978 and the primary promoter of the 1982 World’s Fair in Knoxville, ..
Américo Ferreira Amorim was born on July 21, 1934, in Mozelos and died on July 13, 2017. He was a Portuguese heir and businessman. Amorim was ranked by Forbes as the 385th richest person in the world in January 2015. Amorin owned a 50% interest in Corticeira Amorim, founded by his grandfather in 1870, and ..
William Woodward “Hootie” Johnson was born on February 16, 1931, at Augusta, Georgia and died on July 14, 2017. He is a retired chairman of the executive committee at Bank of America. He was also a member of the South Carolina Business Hall of Fame, and former chairman of Augusta National Golf Club. Hootie attended ..
James B. Nutter, Sr. was born on January 23, 1928, and died on July 7, 2017. He was the founder and chairman of James B. Nutter & Company, a privately owned mortgage banking firm headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri. This was one of the oldest and largest family-owned and operated mortgage lending firms in the ..
Peter Alfond was born on May 17, 1952, and died on July 10, 2017. He was an American investor, philanthropist, and billionaire. He came from a Jewish family. He was the son of Dorothy (née Levine) and businessman-philanthropist Harold Alfond. Harold Alfond was the founder of the Dexter Shoe Company in 1958 and sold it ..
Kipyator Nicholas Kiprono arap Biwott was born in 1940 and died on July 11, 2017. He was a Kenyan businessman, politician and philanthropist. He served as a civil servant, Member of Parliament and government minister, during which time he held eight senior ministerial positions, worked alongside Kenya’s first three presidents — Jomo Kenyatta, Daniel arap ..