Person    | Male  Born 19/4/1868  Died 27/1/1947

Paul Percy Harris

Categories: Benefactor, Law

Countries: USA

Lawyer and co-founder of Rotary International. Born in Racine, Wisconsin. He started practising law in 1896 in Chicago. He began to consider the benefits of the formation of a social organisation for local professionals, and In 1905, started the first rotary club with three other local businessmen.

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Paul Percy Harris

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Rotary Armillary

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Lord Wandsworth

Lord Wandsworth

Banker, Member of Parliament and philanthropist. Born Sydney James Stern in London. He worked in his father's law firm, before becoming Member of Parliament for Stowmarket. Became Baron Wandsworth ...

Person, Benefactor, Commerce, Politics & Administration

2 memorials
Vernon W. Hill II

Vernon W. Hill II

Co-funder of the Reagan statue. American businessman and banker.

Person, Benefactor, Commerce

1 memorial
President Reagan Memorial Fund Trust UK

President Reagan Memorial Fund Trust UK

Registered as a charity in 2009, with objectives commensurate with the erection of a statue to Reagan, which it indeed went on to do.  Jennifer Elias was Chairman of the Trustees during that time.

Group, Benefactor

1 memorial