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[[Image:Im1957BIF-Owen.jpg|thumb| 1957. ]]
 
[[Image:Im1957BIF-Owen.jpg|thumb| 1957. ]]
The Owen Organisation was diversified firm built up from its origins in ]]Rubery, Owen and Co| Rubery Owen]] with [[Alfred George Owen]] and Ernest Owen (1910–1967) as managing directors; the other third of the company was owned by their sister, Jean.  The managing directors remunerated themselves modestly and the company paid no dividends.
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The Owen Organisation was diversified firm built up from its origins in ]]Rubery, Owen and Co| Rubery Owen]] with [[Alfred George Beech Owen]] and [[Ernest Owen]] (1910–1967) as managing directors; the other third of the company was owned by their sister, Jean.  The managing directors remunerated themselves modestly and the company paid no dividends.
  
 
1957 It consisted of:
 
1957 It consisted of:
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* [[Shorrock Superchargers]]
 
* [[Shorrock Superchargers]]
  
1969 The organisaiton was one of the biggest private businesses in Britain, with a workforce of about 16,000. [[Alfred George Owen]] retired due to ill-health.
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1969 The organisation was one of the biggest private businesses in Britain, with a workforce of about 16,000. [[Alfred George Owen]] retired due to ill-health.
  
 
== See Also ==
 
== See Also ==

Revision as of 15:08, 13 July 2020

1957.

The Owen Organisation was diversified firm built up from its origins in ]]Rubery, Owen and Co| Rubery Owen]] with Alfred George Beech Owen and Ernest Owen (1910–1967) as managing directors; the other third of the company was owned by their sister, Jean. The managing directors remunerated themselves modestly and the company paid no dividends.

1957 It consisted of:

1969 The organisation was one of the biggest private businesses in Britain, with a workforce of about 16,000. Alfred George Owen retired due to ill-health.

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Sources of Information

  • Biography of Sir Alfred George Beech Owen, ODNB