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Ernest Albert Rosenheim

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Ernest Albert Rosenheim (later Rose) (c1879-1976) C.B.E., B.Sc., M.I.Mech.E.

1879 Born in Liverpool, the son of Joseph Leopold Rosenheim, Cotton Merchant, and his wife Johanna

Apprenticed with Crompton and Co, Chelmsford and later with GEC, Manchester

Hon Sec of the Self-Propelled Traffic Association

With the Roadway Autocar Co

1902-06. Chief Engineer at the Road Carrying Co, Liverpool

1907-09. General Manager of Arrol-Johnston, Paisley

1907 Married to Julia Edna Levy

1909-20 Sales Director, Delaunay-Belleville

1911 Living at 16 Pembridge Place, Notting Hill: Ernest Albert Rosenheim (age 32 born Liverpool), Mechanical Engineer, Motor Vehicles - Employer. With his wife Julia Rosenheim (age 28 born Liverpool) and their two children Nancy Jeannette Maisie Rosenheim (age 3 born Kensington) and Eliot Joseph Benn Rosenheim (age 1 born Kensington). Four servants.[1]

1914 Changed his surname to Rose. 'ERNEST ALBERT ROSENHEIM, of 16, Pembridge-place, Bayswater, in the county of London, Bachelor of Science and an Engineer and a British born subject, do hereby give notice that I have assumed and intend henceforth upon all occasions and at all times to sign and use and be called and known by the surname of "Rose" only, in lieu of and substitution for my present surname of "Rosenheim,"...'[2]

WWI Deputy Chief Inspector M.T. War Office; Officer in Charge of all Store Groups, Expeditionary Forces France; Officer in Charge M.T. Depot, Expeditionary Forces Italy; awarded four mentions in dispatches; O.B.E. ; order of the Crown of Italy.

Later Factory Controller at Joseph Nathan and Co

Director of Lex Garages, Ltd., from its inception and subsequently Chairman until resignation from Board, 1924

1920-47 Director Glaxo Laboratories

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