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20th May 1949, Page 6
20th May 1949
Page 6
Page 6, 20th May 1949 — Men in the News
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MR. S. J. PATMORE, A.M.I.Iviech.E., A.M.I.E.E., recently became sales manager of the Anti-Attrition Metal Co., Ltd.

MR. W. G. MARKS, formerly Liverpool Corporation's transport manager, has joined the Fraser Hydraulic Transmission Co., Ltd., as a director.

MR. GEORGE HULME, who has been with the company, for 21 years, has succeeded Ma. R. A. GREGG as northwestern representative of Oldham and Son, Ltd. Mr. Gregg is, for family reasons, moving to the south of England.

.MR. J. M. B1RcH has been elected chairman of the Passenger Vehicle Operators' Association in succession to MR. E. V. RALPH. MR. F. J. SPEIC,I4T, MR. W. SEDDON, MR. G. J, Mrurna. and MR. E. H. PINTO have been elected vicechairmen, with MR. S. D. ODDY as honorary treasurer.

MR. B. P. H. DICKINSON and MR. C. F. Scorr-MALDEN have been appointed assistant secretaries of the Ministry of Transport. MR. R. S. F. EDwARDs has been appointed principal private secretary to MR. ALFRED BARNES, Minister of Transport, and MR. -S. E. Plum, private secretary to MR. JAMES CALLAGHAN, Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry.

MR. ROBERT L. HOWLETT, secretary of the Public Transport Association, should be well satisfied with the results of the Association's Conference at Harrogate. It was well organized and well attended. That the members also were pleased with his work was shown during the last evening by a toast to him which was proposed by the chairman, MR. RAYMOND W. BIRCH, and drunk with musical honours.

Ma. F. I. CONNOLLY has been re-elected president of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders. SIR REGINALD ROOTES has been re-elected deputy president, MR. W. LYONS and MAJOR-GENERAL J. S. CRAWFORD, C.B., C.B.E., vice-presidents, and MR. W. R. BLACK, honorary treasurer. LORD PERRY, MR, T. CORM, 'MR. G. M. GOUDIE, MR. J. J. O'NziLL and MR. W. H. COOPER have been co-opted members of the council.

Ma. J. T. TRENCH, A.M.I.Mech.E.., formerly assistant chief engineer of Hay's Wharf Cartage Co.. Ltd., has been appointed divisional engineer for the South Eastern Division (Freight) of

the Road Transport Executive. MR. E. J. HouvrEs, who was on the staff of the Ministry of Town and Country Planning, is now divisional surveyor for the North Eastern Division (Freight) of the R.T.E., and NI R. J. NEWTON, formerly managing director of Northern Motor Utilities, Ltd., has become divisional traffic officer for the North Eastern Division .(Freight).


MR. JAMES ALEXANDER has been appointed chairman of the Northern Ireland section of the Institute of Transport. The new vice-chairman is MR.


MR. ARTHUR BRAYSHAW has been elected chairman of the Bradford Centre, Institute of the Motor Industry, in succession to Ma. 'F. S. StrrcLIFFE,

who becomes vice-chairman. . ,

MR. G. T. POLLARD has been re-elected -chairman and MR. W. WrIECIEHEAD vice-chairman of the Merseyside and North-Wales Area of the Traders' Road Transport Association.

MR. V. C. BALLARD has been appointed outside representative for Simms Motor Units, Ltd., in succession to the late Mr. W. P. Coils, of the Birmingham branch. Mr. Ballard will be based in Leicester and will cover the counties of Derby, Leicester, Rutland, Northampton and. Warwick.

Ma. J. V. BRAITHWAITE, transport manager of Montague Burton, Ltd., is the new chairman of the Yorkshire West Riding Area of the Traders' Road Transport Association. He succeeds MR. R. E CLOUGH, who has become a vice-chairman, along with MR. G. BARROW and MR. H. BRADLEY.

MR. S. N. CHURCHILL has joined Northern Coachbuilders, Ltd., as technical officer. Among leading bodybuilders with whom he has served are Thomas Harrington, Ltd., and Brush Coach

works, Ltd. Until recently, he was manager of the road-vehicle department of Charles Roberts and Co., Ltd., and was responsible for the introduction of that company's new metal-framed body design.

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