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Note: This is a sub-section of 1953 Who's Who in the Motor Industry
UDEN, Frank. Service Manager, K. J. Motors Ltd., Bromley, Kent. Born Peckham, London, i ith March, 1917. Educated at Wilsons Grammar School, Camberwell. Became connected with Motor Industry in 1938 with Daimler Hire Co. Ltd. Spent five years abroad during war. Took up present position in 195o. Vauxhall Motors Service Management Diploma, 1951. Hobbies : Music, Fishing. Recreation : Football. Married; three children. Private Address: 135, Widmore Road, Bromley, Kent.
UNDERWOOD, Dr. Arthur Joseph Victor D.SC., M.I.MECH.E., F.R.I.C., M.I.CRE1111.E., F.INST.PET., F.INST.F., M.CONS.E. Consulting Chemical Engineer. Born Leeds, 2oth February, 1897. Educated at Leeds University and Imperial College of Science and Technology, London. Member of Board of Trade Committee on Patent Law and Procedure 1944-47. Chairman of the Chemical Engineering Section of the 11th International Congress of Pure and Applied Chemistry, London, 1947. Awarded Osborne Reynolds Medal of Institution of Chemical Engineers in 1939, and the Beilby Memorial Award of the Society of Chemical Industry in 1933. Joint Hon. Sec., Institution of Chemical Engineers, 1936-44, and Chairman, London Section, Society of Chemical Industry, 1941-43. Author of many papers, mainly on distillation, filtration and synthetic fuels. Private Address:154, Hanover Road, London, N.W. io. Telephone: Willesden 6075.
UNDERWOOD, Harold Charles. Proprietor, H. C. Underwood, Boscombe, anu Managing Director, H. C. Underwood, Ltd., Bournemouth. Born London, Nov., 1896. Educated London and County Secondary School, Stowmarket, Suffolk. 1914-15, Technical instruction with H. Gooding, Motor Engineers, Stowmarket. 1915-19, Joined R.A.S.C. (M.T. Section); served overseas. 1920, started own business as Motor, Motor-cycle and Cycle Repairer and Dealer at Woolpit, Suffolk. 1924, bought established Motor business at Elmswell, Suffolk, running it in conjunction with Woolpit business. 1926, formed Elmswell Electric Supply Co., and installed equipment for electricity supply to Elmswell and Woolpit. 1935, disposed of electricity undertaking to East Anglian Electricity Supply. Disposed of both Motor businesses, and purchased first of present businesses. 1941-44, undertook manufacture of Bailey Bridge ramps and underwater equipment for tanks for Ministry of Supply. 1944, formed present Limited Company. 1946, two employees of long-standing appointed Managers of two business. Married, 1936; son and daughter. Recreations : Amateur Cine work; Gardening. Private Address: " Caerhayes," 18, Holmfield Avenue, Boscombe, Hants. Telephone: Christchurch 320.
UPPERTON, Frederick Arthur. Director and General Sales Manager, Firestone Tyre and Rubber Co. Ltd., Brentford. Born London. Educated London. Private Address: " Grey Willows," Worcester Park, Surrey. Telephone: Derwent 6315.