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Jim Slater
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Born in Wirral, Merseyside
Born on 13rd of March 1929

Born 1929 - English financier and writer.

Became director of AEC Ltd in 1959. Launched Slater Walker Securities in 1964, resigned as chief executive in 1975. Wrote autobiography in 1977 followed by books for children including the Roger the Robot series. Became chairman of Salar Properties in 1983.

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