Hugh Beaver

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Hugh Beaver

Born
Hugh Eyre Campbell Beaver

4 May 1890
Died16 January 1967 (aged 76)
London, England
NationalityEnglish, South African
Alma materWellington College, Berkshire
OccupationEngineer, industrialist
Years active1931–1960
Board member ofThe Guinness Book of World Records,
Guinness Brewery

Sir Hugh Eyre Campbell Beaver, KBE (4 May 1890 – 16 January 1967)[1] was an English-South African engineer, industrialist, and founder of the Guinness World Records (then known as Guinness Book of Records).[2][3] [4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12][13]

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  1. ^ "OBITUARY. Sir HUGH EYRE CAMBELL BEAUER, KBE, LLD, 1890-1967". Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers. 38 (4): 827–828. 1 December 1967. doi:10.1680/iicep.1967.8212.
  2. ^ Heyworth (1 January 1967). "Sir Hugh Beaver, K.B.E". Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. Series A (General). 130 (4): 594. JSTOR 2982546.
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  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 1 July 2007. Retrieved 6 February 2016.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  8. ^ Richard Cavendish (August 2005). "Publication of the Guinness Book of Records: August 27th, 1955". History Today. 55.
  9. ^ "brandchannel.com | Guinness World Records brand | brands | brand | branding news". Archived from the original on 28 June 2006. Retrieved 31 December 2008.
  10. ^ "Guinness Book History 1950 - Present".
  11. ^ "BEAVER, Sir Hugh Eyre Campbell 1890-1967 Knight engineer and industrialist - Archives Hub". archiveshub.jisc.ac.uk. Retrieved 30 July 2020.
  12. ^ "About Guinness World Records". Archived from the original on 21 August 2015.
  13. ^ Strutt, Peter. "Sir Hugh Eyre Campbell Beaver KBE | History, Monuments and Memorials of Penn". Retrieved 30 July 2020.

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