British businessman who founded Bernard Matthews Farms Limited, a turkey product producer.
He worked as an auctioneer for livestock at Waters & Son. He flunked out of secondary school.
His possessions were lavish. He owned a motor yacht, a Cessna 550 Citation II private jet, and Rolls-Royce motor car.
He adopted three children with his wife Joyce Reid.
He met Nikita Khrushchev in 1964 to discuss the modernization of the Soviet poultry industry.