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James Gordon Dawson

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James Gordon Dawson of Rolls-Royce

1938 Joined Rolls-Royce

1940 Posted to Sinfin (later Moor Lane) to run the new test beds

1946 Moved to Shell Research

1955 Joined Perkins Diesel as Chief Engineer and later as Technical Director

1969 Took over the Zenith Group as MD and made Chairman in 1977

1979/80 President of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers

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Sources of Information

The Magic of a Name by Peter Pugh. Published 2002. ISBN 1 84046 151 9