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George Edward Beharrell

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Sir (George) Edward Beharrel (1899-1972), President of Dunlop Holdings Ltd

1899 Born in York, son of John George Beharrell, railway manager, and Kate Beharrell [1]

Enlisted Inns of Court; served in France R.E. (Transport Section)

1928 Joined Dunlop Co. on return from South Africa

By 1934 was local Director of Dunlop Rubber Co., Ltd. (Dir. Equipment Sales), and Director of Dunlop Rim and Wheel Co., Ltd.

1951-52 President of the SMMT

1959 Chairman and Managing Director, Dunlop Rubber Co, Chairman, International Synthetic Rubber Co, and Director of many of subsidiary and associated companies of Dunlop Rubber Co., Ltd

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Sources of Information

  1. 1911 census