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James Hanson
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Born in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Born on 20th of January 1922
Died in Newbury, Berkshire
Died on 1st of November 2004

Born 1922 - Died 2004, English businessman.

Inherited his family transport business. Formed a partnership with Gordon White founded a greetings card business. Built up a large number of diverse business under the umbrella of the Hanson Trust. Became chairman of Trident Television in 1974. Was a director of Lloyds Bank and member of the Royal College of Surgeons. Created a life peer in 1983.

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