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Longmire, Kendall de Crez, 1889-1954 (businessman)



  • Existence: 1889 - 1954


Kendall de Crez Longmire joined Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd in 1913. He was employed in the Shipping Office at Hankow, Hong Kong, Kobe, Shanghai and Tientsin, and was also Acting Agent at Canton, 1921, and Foochow, 1921-1922. He was attached to Jardine Henderson Ltd at Calcutta during the late 1940s to oversee the interests of the Indo-China Steam Navigation Co. Ltd, and retired from the firm in 1949.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:


Semi-official correspondence between Hong Kong and Amoy, Canton, Foochow, Swatow and Taipei, 1918-1939

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/11
Scope and Contents Semi-official and some property correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, and Jardine Matheson, Amoy, Canton, Foochow, Swatow and Taipei, with enclosed letters and papers. The contents of the volumes change over the course of the series: there are original letters from Amoy (1918), Canton (1918-1939), Foochow (1918-1933), Swatow (1918-1933) and Taipei (1918-1927) to Hong Kong, and copies of letters from Hong Kong to Canton (1930-1939), Foochow (1930-1933) and Swatow...
Dates: 1918-1939
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson and Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access is generally available to documents dated up to 1969. Access to some earlier records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.