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Sir Charles Hayward

Sir Charles Hayward



Sir Charles Hayward (1892-1983) became one of the first significant investors in the Grand Bahama Port Authority. In July, 1959, he acquired a 25 percent share for £1 million (then $2,800,000).

Sir Charles Haywood began his career as an engineer before World War I. He began the manufacture of motorcycle sidecars for the A. J. Stevens (Motorcycle) Company in 1913 but left the business to become a stockbroker in 1928. He eventually became a millionaire and founder of the Firth-Cleveland Group of industries.

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