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A former Chancellor of Queen’s, Sir David Orr, died on 2 February 2008 aged 85.

Sir David was installed as the Seventh Chancellor of the University on 8 May 1992, a position he held until his retirement in 1999. A law graduate of Trinity College Dublin David Orr made his career as a distinguished industrialist, eventually becoming Chairman of Unilever and also of Inchcape plc; he later served as Chairman of the British Council.

For a full obituary please visit the Daily Telegraph.



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