Barbara Dodds, former Nato worker



Barbara Dodds, who has died at 81, was an international secretary and self-styled “woman of mystery” whose career took her to Nato and the White House, where she dined with the First Lady, Barbara Bush, using cutlery made in her native Sheffield.
Born shortly before the war, she went to Notre Dame High School and then to Whiteley College, where she trained in book-keeping, shorthand and typing.
Having worked for four years for Williams Deacons Bank in Sheffield and Manchester, she moved to Lobitos Oilfields in London and then to the Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain, organising... read more

 
24 November 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 41
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