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Forbes, Sir Archibald Finlayson (1903-1989), industrialist and banker

Michael Vernon

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/40112

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Forbes, Sir Archibald Finlayson (1903-1989), industrialist and banker, was born on 6 March 1903 in Johnstone, Renfrewshire, the elder child and only son of Charles Forbes, chief constable of Johnstone, and his wife, Elizabeth, daughter of James Robertson, slater and plasterer, also of Johnstone. He was educated at Paisley grammar ...

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