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King of Clubs

KING, Alexander (1909 - 2007), Co-Founder, 1968, and Hon. President, Club of Rome (President, 1984–91)

REDDAWAY, William Fiddian (1872 - 1949), Corr. Member, Polish Academy of Sciences; Senior Fellow of King’s College, Cambridge; President, C. U. Lacrosse Club, and C. U. Slavonic Society

BRUNKER, Edward George (1871 - 1951), Director of Free Trade Union (its General Secretary, 1914–45); Editor of Free Trader; Secretary to King George and Queen Mary’s Club for the Oversea Forces (Peel House), 1916–19

SMYTH, Michael Joseph (died 1964), Surgeon, Westminster Hospital (Gordon Hospital); Senior Hon. Surgeon, Hosp. of St John and St Elizabeth; Consulting Surgeon: King Edward VII’s Hospital for Officers; Queen Mary’s (Ministry of Pensions) Hospital, Roehampton (abdominal diseases); Beckenham Hospital and St Anthony’s Hospital, Cheam; Jockey Club and National Hunt

MACGILLIVRAY, James Pittendrigh (1856 - 1938), King’s Sculptor in Ordinary for Scotland since 1921; ex-Member of The Royal Fine Art Commission for Scotland; Hon. Member of the PEN (Scottish Section); Hon. Fellow of the Royal Incorporation of Architects, Scotland; Hon. Member of the Glasgow Art Club; Hon. Member of the Aberdeen Artists Society; Hon. Member of the Scottish Pipers Society; Hon. Member of the Scottish Society of Photographic Art

WARR, Charles Laing (1892 - 1969), Dean of the Chapel Royal in Scotland and Dean of the Order of the Thistle since 1926; Chaplain to the Queen since 1952 (to King George V, 1926–36, to King Edward VIII, 1936, to King George VI, 1936–52); Chaplain to HM Bodyguard for Scotland (Royal Company of Archers) since 1937; Sub-Prelate of Order of St John of Jerusalem since 1947 (Chaplain since 1942); Hon. Member of Merchant Company of Edinburgh, 1951; Chaplain: Royal Scottish Academy; Convention of Royal Burghs of Scotland; Royal Highland and Agricultura. Soc.; Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh; Merchant Company of Edinburgh; Pres., Eglise Protestante Française d’Edinburgh; Mercahnt Company of Edinbourg; Hon. President Scottish Association of Boys’ Clubs; Vice-President Scot. Nat. Inst. for War Blinded, Roy. Scot. Soc. for Prevention of Cruelty to Children, Scottish Church Soc., and Trin. Coll. of Music London; Vice-Patron, ATS and WRAC Benevolent Funds; Hon. Governor Glasgow Academy

WOODS, Reginald Salisbury (Rex Woods) (1891 - 1986), Médaille d’Honneur de l’Education Physique et des Sports, République Française, 1946; Hon. Life Member, British Association of Sport and Medicine; retired from general practice, 1983; Surgical Specialist to numerous insurance companies; Honorary Medical Officer: Cambridge University Boxing Club (also President); Cambridge University Point-to-Point and Cambridgeshire Point-to-Point; Cambridgeshire Warden King George’s Jubilee Trust; Past Assistant of Glaziers’ Company; a Patron of Cambridge Branch, Old Contemptibles and of British Legion; Past President, Downing College Association, 1962

BUTTON, Howard (Stransom) (1873 - 1943), Alderman, City of London for Ward of Tower; one of HM’s Lieutenants and Commissioner of Assize, City of London; DL, JP County Middlesex; Alderman Middlesex County Council; Chairman Central Valuation Committee; Member Cinematograph Advisory Committee; Hon. Col 61st (Middlesex) AA Regt, RA; Military Member Middlesex Territorial Army and Air Force Association and Chairman Buildings Committee; General Commissioner Income Tax; Freeman of City of London; Member Court of Assistants, Guild of Freemen, Renter Warden Worshipful Company of Gardeners; Member of Court Worshipful Companies of Bakers, Broderers and Paviors; Vice-President, United Wards Club and President, City Livery Club; President, National Fire Brigades Association (South Midland District); Member Governing Body, University College School; Chairman Alfred Button & Sons, Ltd, and Associated Companies; Director County Fire Office, Ltd, Uxbridge Maidenhead and Wycombe and District Gas Co. and Ascot Gas Co.; Warden for Middlesex King George’s Jubilee Trust; Member King George’s National Memorial Fund Committee and King George’s Fields Foundation; Member, London Court of Arbitration; Officer of Order of St John of Jerusalem; Life Member, Royal Society of St George

LETT, Hugh (1876 - 1964), Hon. Member Section of Urology; Hon. Member British Association Urological Surgeons; Hon. Member International Society of Urology; Hon. Fellow Hunterian Society; Vice-President St Peter’s Hospital for Stone; late Member Court of Assistants (late Master) Society of Apothecaries; late Hon. Sec., King Edward’s Hospital Fund for London; late Chm. Medical Advisory Cttee Royal Masonic Hosp.; late Pres. Marlburian Club; late Pres. Section of Surgery and Section of Urology, RSM; late Bradshaw Lecturer and Thomas Vicary Lecturer, RCS; Moynihan Lecturer, Univ. of Leeds, 1942; late External Examiner in Surgery, University of Leeds; late Member of Court of Examiners, RCS; Consulting Surgeon, Bushey Heath Cottage Hospital and King George Hospital, Ilford; Pres. and Orator, Hunterian Society; Vice-President Medical Society of London; late Assistant Surgeon, Belgrave Hospital for Children

Mountbatten, Louis (Francis Albert Victor Nicholas) (1900 - 1979), Governor of the Isle of Wight, 1965; Lord-Lieutenant of the Isle of Wight, since 1974; Personal ADC to the Queen since 1953 (Personal Naval ADC to King Edward VIII, 1936, and to King George VI, 1937–52); Col of the Life Guards, 1965; Col Commandant of the Royal Marines, 1965; Hon. Lt-Gen. and Air Marshal, 1942, and Hon. Colonel: Calcutta Light Horse, 1947; 292 Airborne Field Regt, 1947–55, 289 Parachute Regt, RHA(TA), 1956; 4/5th Bn The Royal Hampshire Regiment (TA), 1964–71; an Elder Brother of Trinity House; Grand President: Brit. Commonwealth Ex-Services League, 1946–74; Royal Life Saving Society; Royal Over-Seas League; Pres. of Council of SSAFA; King George’s Fund for Sailors; Royal Naval Film Corporation, Royal Naval Saddle Club, Sailors Home and Red Ensign Club, Gordon Smith Inst., Liverpool, Training Ship Mercury and Commando Benevolent Fund; Society of Genealogists; Britain-Burma Soc.; Past Pres., Soc. of Film and Television Arts; Mem. and Past Pres., Inst. of Electronic and Radio Engineers; Chm. and Founder, National Electronics Research Council; Commodore Sea Scouts; Mem. and Past Prime Warden Shipwrights’ Company; Hon. Mem. Honourable Company of Master Mariners; Mem. Mercers’, Vintners’ and Grocers’ Companies; Royal Swedish Naval Soc.; Inner Magic Circle; Sword of Honour and Freedom of City of London, 1946; High Steward, 1940, and First Freeman, 1946, of Romsey; Freedom of City of Edinburgh, 1954; Freedom of Paimpol, 1961

BLAIR-BELL, William (1871 - 1936), Commander, Royal Order of the Star of Roumania; President, Royal Infirmary, Liverpool, 1935; Consulting Gynæcological and Obstetrical Surgeon, Royal Infirmary, Liverpool; Emeritus-Professor of Obstetrics and Gynæcology, University of Liverpool, Professor, 1921–31; Honorary Consulting Director of the Liverpool Medical (Cancer) Research Organization; Chairman of Foundation Committee and First President, British College of Obstetricians and Gynæcologists; Past President, Section Obstetrics and Gynæcology, Royal Society of Medicine; Past President, North of England Obstetrical and Gynæcological Soc.; Past President, Liverpool Medical Institution; formerly Chairman, Medical Faculty, University of Liverpool; sometime Member, Board of Directors of Journal of Obstetrics and Gynæcology of the British Empire; sometime Member of the Council of Rossall School; Chairman, Executive Committee, British Congresses of Obstetrics and Gynæcology; Fellow, King’s College, London; Hon. Foreign Membre Société Belge de Gynécologie et d’Obstétrique; Hon. Fellow Edinburgh Obstetrical Society, American Gynæcological Society, Chicago Gynæcological Society, American Gynæcological Club, American Medical Association, and several medical societies in Great Britain; sometime Examiner in Gynæcology and Obstetrics, Manchester University, Royal Colleges of Surgeons and Physicians, London, Durham University, University of Wales, and to Belfast University

 

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(Prokofiev: The Love for Three Oranges). Bass. Father of the Prince who is unable to laugh and will die if his melancholia is not cured. Created (1921) by Édouard Cotreuil.

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