28.02.2012 [Myjoyonline.com] - William Thomas of blessed memory of the Society of Missionaries to Africa (SMA). He arrived in the Gold Coast in 1933 from Nigeria where he had been the General Manager of Catholic schools and giving hope to the young ones. St. John's School was named
William Thomas "Bill" Bell (born 21 January 1932) is the former chairman of Port Vale Football Club, who served the club in this post from 1987 to 2002. He spent the first twelve years at the club in partnership with manager John Rudge, until he controversially sacked Rudge in January 1999. During his time as chairman he concentrated his efforts on renovating and modernizing Vale Park, at great financial cost. However the money for his ambitious projects dried up with his decision to axe Rudge, and he left the club in December 2002 when Port Vale entered administration.