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Orlando Cecil Power

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1937. Bio Note.

Orlando Cecil Power (1879- )

1937 Bio Note [1]

POWER, Orlando Cecil; J.P., City of Birmingham, 1933; b. 1879, at Birmingham; s. of Samuel Richard Power. Educ.: King Edward's Grammar School, Camp Hill. Traffic Manager of the Birmingham and Midland Motor Omnibus Co., Ltd., since 1899; Director of Black and White Motorways, Ltd., Trent Motor Traction Co., Ltd., Potteries Motor Traction Co., Ltd., Majestic Motor Services, Ltd., North Warwickshire Motor Traction Co., Ltd., Worcestershire Motor Transport Co., Ltd., Leamington and Warwick Transport Co., Ltd., Stratford-upon-Avon Blue Motors, Ltd., and several other transport undertakings; Chairman of Birmingham Horse and Motor Vehicles Owners' Association since 1907; Chairman of Birmingham and Midland Section of the Institute of Transport from 1923-1933; member of General Purposes Committee of Justices, 1936; m. Evelyn Maud, d. of Thos. Beech, of Birmingham, 1904. Recreations Swimming, cruising, foreign travel. Club Birmingham Rotary Club. Addresses: Private, 34, Vernon Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, 16 (Tel. Edg. 0024); Business, 571, Bearwood Road, Birmingham. (Tel. Bearwood 2020).

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  1. 1937-8 Birmingham Year Book