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Alan Rydge

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Net worth 2018: $1.08 Billion
Industry: Real Estate
Residence: Sydney, Australia
Country: Australia
BirthDay: 18 September 1944
Sigh: Libra
Died On: 26/06/2011

Alan Rydge was bornon 18 September 1944 in Sydney, Australia, Australia. Alan Rydge is #1932 in List Billionaires People In The World. Alan Rydge is chairman and lead shareholder of Sydney-headquartered cinema, hotel and ski-resort group Event Hospitality & Entertainment (formerly Amalgamated Holdings). He inherited the Greater Union cinema chain after his father died in 1980. He's also chairman and the major shareholder of equities investment company Carlton Investments.


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Lord Rodger of Earlsferry died on 26 June 2011 after a short illness


He and nine other Lords of Appeal in Ordinary became Justices of the Supreme Court upon that body's inauguration on 1 October 2009


Lord Rodger of Earlsferry had been the Visitor of St Hugh's College, Oxford since 2003, High Steward of the University of Oxford since 2008, and an Honorary Professor at the University of Glasgow School of Law since July 2009


He has received honorary degrees of Doctor of Laws (LLD) from the Universities of Glasgow (1995), Aberdeen (1999) and Edinburgh (2001)


Lord Rodger of Earlsferry was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 1991, and the same year was the Maccabaean Lecturer at the Academy


He was an Advocate Depute from 1985 to 1988 and was appointed Solicitor General for Scotland in 1989, being promoted to Lord Advocate in 1992, at which time he became a life peer as Baron Rodger of Earlsferry, of Earlsferry in the District of North East Fife, and was appointed to the Privy Council


He was a Member of the Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland from 1981 to 1984, and was appointed Queen's Counsel in 1985


He became an advocate in 1974 and was Clerk of the Faculty of Advocates from 1976 to 1979


He then studied at New College, Oxford—under David Daube, Regius Professor of Civil Law—where he graduated with an MA (by decree) and DPhil, and was Dyke Junior Research Fellow at Balliol College, Oxford, from 1969 to 1970 and a Fellow of New College from 1970 to 1972


Alan Rodger was born on 18 September 1944 in Glasgow, to Professor T Ferguson Rodger, Professor of Psychological Medicine at the University of Glasgow, and Jean Margaret Smith Chalmers, and educated at the independent Kelvinside Academy in the city

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