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Club Chartered 22nd March 1965

Club Chartered 22nd March 1965
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  • Event TimeStart: 10:41 | End: 20:14
  • Event LocationLanes Hotel

1965 Charter Members Yeovil Lions Club 

Club Chartered 22nd March 1965

Philip Cooper
Charter President for 2 years 1965/6/7, Architect with his own practice and became Mayor of Yeovil.

Alan Gale
President 1967/68, Director of Motorway Tyres.

Neville Sanders
President 1968/69 and Joint President 1998/99, Solicitor with his own practice and still a member of Yeovil Lions Club.

Lewis James
President 1969/70, Director Lyndal Fox, Stationers in Yeovil.

John Morley
President 1970/71 and Joint President 1998/99, Partner in Electrical Engineering and Contracting business and still a member of Yeovil Lions Club.

Paul Lovell
President 1971/72 Public Relations Officer for Westland Aircraft and became a Director of Westland Engineers subsequently Garador Ltd.

John Knight
President 1972/73, Plumbing and Heating Engineer with own business in Yeovil.

Leslie Richardson
President 1973/74, Transport Manager for Bradfords Ltd, Yeovil.

Michael Cull
Contracts Manager for Shillabeer Buiders Ltd. Yeovil

Peter Walters
Manager Bath Travel, Yeovil

Glyn Manning
Owner of a retail shop selling electrical goods and appliances.

Dennis Berryman
Local Council Planning Officer.

John Stephens
Manager of Plummer Roddis Ltd a Departmental Store on the corner of the Borough and King George Street which became Debenhams. The very first gathering of potential members was held one evening, after the store closed, in their restaurant probably in late 1964 or early 1965.

Bernard Dacombe
Manager of an Insurance Brokers in Yeovil.

Bernard Slater
A Director with Lewis James at Lyndal Fox, Stationers in Yeovil

Jolyon Ward
Owner of a printing and sign business Site Signs in Yeovil. Emigrated to Australia and is still a member of a Lions Club there.

Eric Bluh
Manager of The Manor Hotel, Yeovil where the club held their meetings for a number of years

Eric Shillabeer
Director of Shillabeer Builders Ltd, Yeovil.

Harold Down
Occupation unknown

Ralph Lane
Manager of Templemans, Gents Outfitters in Yeovil

Philip Light
Director of Southern Tiling Ltd.


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