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Charles Basil Nixon (c1894- )
1904 'NIXON, C. Basil, A.M.I.M.E., is managing director of the Manchester Motor Transport Company, Ltd., and a member of the L.P.S.T.A.'
1923 Appointed deputy MD
1944-45 President of the SMMT
1957 Retired as chairman of Leyland Motors on his 80th birthday
1962 Retired as director of Leyland Motors
1970 7th July. Died aged 93 years.