Mr LB Smith

The Partners of John Lewis' Cape Town store. The man sat in the front right centre spot is Mr L.B Smith, Managing Director of John Lewis (South Africa)
The Partners of John Lewis' Cape Town store. The man sat in the front right centre spot is Mr L.B Smith, Managing Director of John Lewis (South Africa)

Man in charge

The Managing Director of John Lewis (South Africa)was a Mr L.B Smith, who was the Partnership’s Acting Director of Buying for Piece Goods Accessories, and was at the time a prominent member of Partnership known by many at home in England. Mr Smith can be seen in the photograph below as the gentleman sat centrally in the paler suit. Mr Smith would later go on to be Managing Director of all three South Africa stores, operating from his small office at Protea.

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