RICHARD SAMPSON, a Londoner, after service in the Royal Navy during World War Two, spent 25 years in Zambia (previously called Northern Rhodesia.) He served several years as a Councillor on the Lusaka City Council and two terms as Mayor of the City. In recognition of his services he was made a lifetime Alderman. In addition he was an officer in the Northern Rhodesian army reserve, seeing active service during the early troubles in the Belgium Congo and the Lumpa Church uprising in the Northern Rhodesia. He moved to the United States in 1972, continuing to take a close interest in the history of Zambia, while in addition to articles he has written several books on the early European settlers.