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William McDonald Park

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1884 Born in Aberdeen

Educated at Maud Secondary School

Apprenticed R. and J. Shinnie, carriage builders, Aberdeen.

1909-1915 Works Manager of Brown, Hughes and Strachan, Ltd.

1915-19 Works Manager F. W. Berwick and Co. (Aircraft Dept.)

1911 Coach Builder, lived in West St Pancras, with his brother in law William Coults 23, Flora Coults 29, John Park 64, William Mcdonald Park 26[1]

1919 Formed Park, Ward and Co

Director, Park, Ward & Co., Ltd., London.

President of the Institute of British Carriage Builders

Member of the Council of Federation of Vehicle Builders and Body Builders

Served on the Council of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

1952 Died in Harrow[2]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 1911 census
  2. BMD