TRADA newsletter Autumn 1979

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TRADA's Annual General Meeting and luncheon was held on July 4 at the Dorchester Hotel, London. The chairman, Mr John Lenanton, opened the meeting and presented the Annual Report
for 1978. He announced that the president, Mr E Bryan Latham, had retired due to iII·health. Sir Stuart Mallinson, a past-president of TRADA, paid tribute to Mr Latham's lifetime of service to the
trade and to his family's continuing commitment to TRADA.

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