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Oppenheim, Harold (J.P., and, Edinburgh University alumnus)



  • Existence: d. 1983

Harold Oppenheim was educated at George Watson's College and Edinburgh University, graduating B.Com. in 1939.
After war service during which he attained the rank of Captain, he became a local councillor and joined the family firm of Grants, an Edinburgh-based furnishers. In 1954, the firm re-organised and he became the managaing director of James Grant (East). With a programme of expansion in London and the Midlands, the Oppenheim family moved south.
Harold Oppenheim died in London on 14 October 1983.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Papers of William V. Stevens relating to a possible Oppenheim Bequest, Edinburgh University

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1564, Folder: Coll-1806 / SC-Acc-2017-0038
Identifier: Coll-1806
Content Description Papers - correspondence and copies of circulars - relating to a possible Oppenheim Bequest, Edinburgh University, covering the period from March 1984 to December 1986.The initial correspondence talks of the creation of 'a Memorial' to the 'close connection' of Oppenheim 'with the University and the City of Edinburgh', and how best this might be achieved. His widow - Mrs. Enid Oppenheim - 'had expressed a wish' that the Memorial could be identified with 'the training of business...
Dates: 1984-1986