BOOK HUDDERSFIELD HOTELS

Featured Destination

April 2019: Hereford

April can be a tricky month for weather in Britain: surprisingly sunny days interspersed with spring showers. So a destination where the best of the ...More
More Uk destinations

James Hanson
- Favourite Briton.

Born in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Born on 20th of January 1922
Died in Newbury, Berkshire
Died on 1st of November 2004

Born 1922 - Died 2004, English businessman.

Inherited his family transport business. Formed a partnership with Gordon White founded a greetings card business. Built up a large number of diverse business under the umbrella of the Hanson Trust. Became chairman of Trident Television in 1974. Was a director of Lloyds Bank and member of the Royal College of Surgeons. Created a life peer in 1983.

More famous Britons here

Contributors: Do you have a site related to James Hanson?
Supply some content for this page and we will gladly add a link to your site. Email here.

3488 views since 18th June 2007

Brit Quote:
A man who does not think for himself does not think at all. - Oscar Wilde
More Quotes

On this day:
Battle of Hedgeley Moor - 1464, Robinson Crusoe Published - 1719, Treaty of Amiens Signed - 1802, Crick and Watson discover DNA - 1953
More dates from British history

click here to view all the British counties

County Pages