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Sir Anthony Reay Mackay Geddes (1912-1998), chairman of Dunlop Rubber Co
1912 Born in Harrogate son of Eric Campbell Geddes and his Ada
Educated at Cambridge University
Worked for the Bank of England and then joined Dunlop
1930 Gained his Royal Aero Club Aviators’ Certificate
1938 Married Imogen Matthey
WWII Served in the RAF, both in the air and in Whitehall
1945 Returned to work for Dunlop
1957 Managing Director, Dunlop Rubber Co
1958-59 President SMMT
1966 Responsible for the committee that produced the Geddes Report on the future of the shipbuilding industry in Britain.
1968 Chairman of Dunlop
1968 Awarded KBE
1998 Died in Westminster