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Kenneth MacLeod

Kenneth MacLeod

Kenneth MacLeod was born in 1910, the son of Malcolm MacLeod and his wife Janet MacKay of 1/2 Ruisgarry (Sandhill). He attended Berneray School from 1915 to 1924, later moving onto Kingussie Higher Grade School.

He was in the merchant navy before transferring to the Royal Navy as a marine engineer. On leaving the Navy he joined the Standard Oil Company becoming chief engineer for oil exploration, based at Curaçao in the southern Caribbean.

Kenneth later returned to Scotland, becoming a hotelier at Wemyss Bay.

With his wife, Jean Young, he had a son.


Title: Kenneth MacLeod
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Coinneach Chaluim Iain
Date of Birth: 16-06-1910
Date of Death: 11-05-1976
Occupation: Marine Engineer; Hotelier/Innkeeper
Sex: Male
Bk Reference: CEBH 1437
Record Maintained By: CEBH
Subject Id: 67934