Full name: Henry Guy Weber
Born: November 5, 1885 in Wandsworth, Greater London, Great Britain
Died: August 25, 1959 in Newton Abbot, Devon, Great Britain
Affiliations: University of Cambridge, Cambridge (GBR)
Country: Great Britain
A cross-country blue for Cambridge (1905-06), Henry Weber finished second the mile in his only appearance in the Oxbridge Sports in 1907. Called to the Bar in 1908, he joined Shell Oil and became General Manager for India. Compelled to remain there during the 1914-18 war, he joined the Bombay Defence Force. After the war, he served with Shell in Spain and London before resigning to join the Stock Exchange. On the outbreak of war in 1939, Weber joined the Censorship and traveled widely, with his last appointment being in the West Indies, where he settled after the war, and took up the post of Secretary-Director of the Globe Theatre in Port of Spain, Trinidad. He died in England while on annual leave.
Personal Bests: Mile – 4:27.2 (1907).
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