ABA Past Presidents 1950-1960
Winifred Myers (1950-1952)
Winifred Alice Myers (1909-1985) served as ABA president in 1950-1952, as her father had done some years earlier.
J. E. Stanley Sawyer (1952-1953)
J. E. Stanley Sawyer served as ABA president in 1952-1953 and as president of ILAB in 1955-1957.
Charles Howes (1953-1954)
Charles Howes of Howes Bookshop
in Hastings was ABA president in 1953-1954.
Ian R. Grant (1954-1955)
Ian R. Grant of the famous Edinburgh bookselling family was ABA president in 1954-1955 and again in 1973-1974. His wife Senga Grant served as president in 1986-1988.
H. R. T. Williams (1955-1956)
H. R. T. Williams of Bernard Quaritch Ltd
. served as ABA president in 1955-1956.
Peter Murray Hill (1956-1957)
Peter Auriol Murray Hill, who served as ABA president in 1956-1957, was born on 20th April 1908 at Bushey in Hertfordshire, the son of George Murray Hill, a solicitor, and his second wife Ida Stogdon, who had married in 1907.
Tall, handsome and charming, his first career was on the stage ...
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Thomas C. Thorp (1957-1958)
Thomas C. Thorp of the London and Guildford bookselling family was ABA president in 1957-1958.
Alan G. Thomas (1958-1959)
Alan Gradon Thomas (1911-1992) was born in Hampstead, North London, on the 19th October 1911 – the son of Albert Edward Thomas, a local newsagent and stationer, and his wife Evelyn Gradon, originally from Durham, who had married the previous year ...
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Harry Pratley (1959-1960)
Harry (Wilfred Henry) Pratley (1905-1987) of Tunbridge Wells was ABA president in 1959-1960.
ABA Presidents 1943-1950 ABA Presidents 1960-1970