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Robert Scholey, (1921-2014) industrialist, chairman of British Steel
1921 October 8th. Born at Sheffield the son of Harold Scholey
1943 Joined the army, serving mostly in India in the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
1946 Married to Joan Methley (two daughters)
1947 Joined United Steel Companies
1972 Moved to head office of British Steel
1973 Became CEO
1986 Appointed chairman
1992 Retired from British Steel
2014 January 12th. Died Much Hadham, Hertfordshire.