Julian Faber

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Julian Tufnell Faber (6 April 1917 – 11 January 2002) was a leading figure in the insurance business.

Early life[edit]

He was educated at Winchester College and Trinity College, Cambridge. He served with the Welsh Guards during the Second World War. He retired as a Major.[1]


He joined the family firm of Willis, Faber & Dumas (later Willis Corroon) in 1938 (later rising to Chairman). He later served as Chairman of Cornhill Insurance and he was responsible for sponsoring English Test Cricket for a long period from 1978.

Family life[edit]

He married Caroline Macmillan, a daughter of Harold Macmillan and Lady Dorothy Cavendish, a daughter of the 9th Duke of Devonshire. They had five children:

Death and legacy[edit]

He died in January 2002, aged 84, and Caroline outlived him.[1]