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Clarence Charles Hatry

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Clarence Charles Hatry (1888–1965) was a company promoter, financier, bankrupt, bookseller and publisher. The fall of the Hatry group in September 1929 is widely credited as a contributing factor to the Wall Street Crash of 1929.

Born the son of Julius Hatry, a Silk Merchant.

1911 Living at 10 Highfield Avenue, Golders Green: Clarence Charles Hatry (age 22 born Hampstead), Electrical Engineer, Managing Director - Employer. With his wife Violet and their son Cecil Adrian.[1]

1919 Joined board of Leyland Motors

1929 Sentenced to 14 years in prison (two of them at hard labour) and sent to Brixton Prison.

1939 Living in Marylebone, Author and Financial Adviser. With Cecil.[2]

1965 June 10th. Died. Probate to Violet Marguerite Hatry, Widow.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1911 Census
  2. 1939 Census