Frank Waley (1893-1987)


Trust Founders

Frank WaleyHaving served with distinction in World War I, where he earned the MC, Frank Waley was a founder member, first Chairman and the second President of Westminster Synagogue. He was also the Chairman of the Memorial Scrolls Committee (as it was then known).

His brusque manner hid a warm heart and a great sense of humour, and he was an enthusiastic and indefatigable supporter of the Scrolls project from its inception. He was a distinguished gardener and was awarded an OBE for his services to arboriculture.