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Alan John Sainsbury
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Born in Hornsey, London
Born on 13rd of August 1902
Died on 21st of October 1998

Born 1902. Died 1998 - English retailer.

Educated at Haileybury. Joined the family grocery business in 1921. Chairman from 1956-1967, from 1967 was joint president with his younger brother.

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