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Edwards, Joseph Robert (1908-1997), motor manufacturer and industrialist

Martin Adeney

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Edwards, Joseph Robert (1908-1997), motor manufacturer and industrialist, was born on 5 July 1908 at 169 Church Road, Gorleston, Great Yarmouth, the youngest son of Walter Smith Edwards, marine engineer and later Lloyds surveyor, and his wife, Annie, née Wilkinson. He was educated at Great Yarmouth high school. A fascination ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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