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Though he is one of Britain's biggest industrialists, Sir Bernard Docker is better known in the sensational penny press than in the financial and society pages, and so is his wife Norah. There have been adoring pictures of Lady Docker playing marbles with factory workers, Lady Docker at a party given by one of London's most notorious criminals (Billy Hill), Lady Docker roguishly dancing the hornpipe for an audience of sheepish miners aboard the Dockers' 878-ton yacht Shemara. Although both are millionaires, the Dockers also made generous use of the expense account and position of Sir Bernard, chairman of...

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