Frost, Robert, b 1898 (businessman)
- Existence: b 1898
Robert Frost joined the Indo-China Steam Navigation Co. Ltd in 1916, for whom he worked as a shore cargo superintendent. He was employed by Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd at Shanghai, 1935-1941, and worked for the Ministry of War Transport during the Second World War. He was re-employed in the Shipping Office, Hong Kong, from 1946.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Telephone conversations between Hong Kong and Shanghai, 1950-1951
Summaries of telephone conversations between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, and Jardine Matheson, Shanghai. The main subject is trade in a wide range of commodities, including the involvement of the company's subsidiaries Ewo Breweries Ltd, Ewo Cotton Mills, Jardine Engineering Corporation Ltd and Shanghai & Hongkong Wharf Co. Ltd. Index entries for many of the staff and companies featured in the conversations are given below.