Guest, David G.

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Guest, David G.

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        1908 - 2001


        David Graham Guest was born on January 25, 1908 to John Sherrat Hill Guest and Gladys Guest (nee Walker). He is the son of Appleby’s first headmaster and co-founder J.S.H Guest, and the grandson of Appleby patron and co-founder Sir Edmund Walker. He had three siblings, Elizabeth (Betty) Osler, Katherine Stevens, and John S. Guest. David attended Appleby as a student from 1917 to 1925. After graduating from Appleby, he attended Trinity College from 1926 to 1929, where he studied mathematics and physics. In 1929 he began attending Caius College in Cambridge, studying law. During his career he was a barrister and solicitor with Blake, Cassels & Graydon, and was on the Appleby Board of Governors from 1935 to 1976.

        On September 19, 1936, he married Valerie Franklin Jones. They had three children Christopher Graham Guest, Valerie Gillian Guest, and John Guest. David died on August 15, 2001, at the age of 94.


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