Advertisement

 Michael Kroyer Kielberg

Advertisement

Michael Kroyer Kielberg

Birth
Skanderborg, Skanderborg Kommune, Midtjylland, Denmark
Death 19 May 1958 (aged 76)
England
Burial Golders Green, London Borough of Barnet, Greater London, England
Memorial ID 8601837 View Source
Suggest Edits

Danish-born shipping magnate and philanthropist. Chairman of United Molasses, Sir Michael Kroyer-Kielberg K.B.E., S.K.D., was born in Denmark, and came to Britain in 1907, intending to stay 18 months to learn English, but he joined a shipping firm in Liverpool, and became a partner.He was Naturalised in 1926. In 1926 also, he founded United Molasses, by merging 2 other companies he had also started. He retired in 1953 when he had also left the Directors Boards of two other members of the company's group: Anthey Heine and Tankers. For a number of years Sir Michael was chairman of the Anglo/Danish Society. Under his leadership during the war the society played a vital part in supporting the Free Denmark Movement. He also served as Danish Ambassador to the Court of St. James . He was knighted in 1947.

Bio by: Kieran Smith

Flowers

In their memory
Plant Memorial Trees

Advertisement

  • Created by: Kieran Smith
  • Added: 5 Apr 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial 8601837
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/8601837/michael-kroyer-kielberg : accessed ), memorial page for Michael Kroyer Kielberg (2 Jan 1882–19 May 1958), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8601837, citing Golders Green Crematorium, Golders Green, London Borough of Barnet, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Kieran Smith (contributor 481) .