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Leonard George Oxford

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Leonard George Oxford (1913- ) M.I.P.E.

1913 Born in Enfield, Middx.

1928-33 Apprentice with The Blackstock Engineering Co., Ltd.

1933-34 Machine Shop Foreman

1934-37 Further training in Production Control, Plant Layout, Administration, etc., at several large companies

1937-38 Assistant Works Manager, Simmonds Aerocessories, Ltd.

1938-40 Works Manager, Simmonds Aerocessories (Western), Ltd.

1948-49 Works Manager, Simmonds Aerocessories, Ltd.

1949-50 Technical Director

1950 Joint Managing Director

Between 1951-59 appointed Director, Firth Cleveland, Ltd., Joint Managing Director, Firth Cleveland Tools, Ltd.; and Firth Cleveland Steel Strip, Ltd.; Director. The Firth Co., Ltd.; British Lead Mills, Ltd.; R. E. Roberts and Son, Ltd.; Landmaster, Ltd.; Stenor, Ltd.; The Tenuous Steel Co., Ltd.; Keeton, Sons, and Co., Ltd.

1959 Director, Firth Cleveland Ltd., and Group Companies, since 1955

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