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George Elliot (b.1869)

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1937. Bio Note.

of W. Lowe and Co

George Elliot (1869- )


1937 Bio Note [1]

ELLIOT, George; b. 1869, at Royal Barracks, Dublin; s. of James Elliot. Educ.: Board School, Manchester. Manufacturer and employer of labour in Aston for thirty years; governing director of W. Lowe and Co., Ltd., 55-57, New Street, Aston, 1900 to 1931, and now trading as George Elliot, Manufacturer, 398-402, Park Road, Hockley; member of the Birmingham Board of Guardians, 9 years; City Council, 1926 to 1932; vice-chairman Aston Citizens' Society; vice-president of the Anglo-Italian Society, Birmingham; 40 years social worker among young people; 10 years treasurer Boy Scouts' Movement, Aston; 7 years president North Birmingham Chess Club; 7 years president British Legion, Lozells Branch; 10 years chairman and 4 years president Lozells Unionist Association (Men's); 4 years chairman of Hospital Contributory Scheme, Lozells Branch, 4,500 members; local preacher and class leader, Wesleyan Methodist Church, 42 years; m. Mary, d. of Samuel Sheppard, 1890; one s. four d. Recreations Tennis, motoring. Clubs Trustee and director of Aston National Club, Aston Conservative Club. Address: 16, Hatfield Road, Handsworth, Birmingham.


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  1. 1937-8 Birmingham Year Book