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Note: This is a sub-section of 1959 Who's Who in the Motor Industry: Persons
ILEY, Geoffrey Norman B.Sc.(Eng.), G.I.Mech.E., Grad.I.Prod.E. Production Manager, Morris Motors, Ltd. (Cars Branch), since 1958. b: September 24, 1928, Ryhope, Co Durham. Educ: Oakham School, Rutland; Birmingham Central Technical College; Birmingham University. Joined Wolseley Motors, Ltd., as an engineering apprentice, 1945; Nuffield Scholarship to Birmingham University, 1947-48; transferred to Planning Department, Morris Motors, Ltd. (Cars Branch), 1948; production engineer, Staffordshire Steel Construction Co., Ltd. (and associated companies), 1953; Asst. General Manager, The M.G. Car Co., Ltd. and Riley Motors, Ltd., 1955. Married: two daughters, one son. Recreation: theatre. Add: Morris Motors, Ltd., Cowley, Oxford. T: Oxford 77777; and 87 Northcourt Road, Abingdon-on Thames, Berks. T: Abingdon 1382.
INGRAM, Robert Norman Director, W. R. Ingram, Ltd., since 1933; Ingram Construction, Ltd., since 1957; Contract Haulage, Ltd., since 1957; Stanley V. King (Transport), Ltd., since 1950; Chairman, Road Haulage Association, since May, 1958. b: December 11, 1911, Birmingham. Educ: Aston Commercial School, Birmingham. Associated with development of father's business (W. R. Ingram) from 1928; became director on formation of limited liability company in 1933; shares of Stanley V. King (Transport), Ltd., acquired in 1950 by directors of W. R. Ingram, Ltd., who became the new directors of that company; became one of the original directors of Contract Haulage, Ltd., and also Ingram Construction, Ltd., a company specializing in civil engineering; Vice-Chairman, Road Haulage Association, 1955-58. Recreation: golf. Add: W. R. Ingram, Ltd., Moat Lane, Yard ley, Birmingham, 26. T: Stechford 3014/5/6; and 89 Hampton Lane, Solihull, Warwicks. T: Solihull 0393.