Sarah Beatrice Mary Lewis

Sarah Beatrice Mary Lewis

Sarah Beatrice Mary Hunter joined the Partnership after graduating from Somerville College Oxford and working for a time for the Civil Service. She joined the Partnership as the Boot Buyer in 1922 and within a year married Spedan Lewis.  She became a Director of Peter Jones and then Deputy Chairman.

She was instrumental in developing the staff management and training side of the business and was a keen supporter of developments to support women in business. The mother of Spedan’s three children, John, Jill and Edward, she died in 1953.

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