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Charles Henry Harrison

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Charles Henry Harrison (1902 - 1970) of British Anzani Engineering Co

Born London, 13th December, 1902.

Educated at Tottenham County School.

Apprenticed with J. A. Prestwich and Co, 1910-25.

1925 Installation engineer with Automatic Telephone Manufacturing Co.

1928 Chief Engineer and Technical Director of British Motor Boat Manufacturing Co.

1931 Married in Edmonton to Vera M. Feeley

1939 Living in Twickenham, Experimental Auto Engineer. With wife Vera.

1953 Managing Director, British Anzani Engineering Co, Hampton Hill, Middlesex. Joined present firm in 1938 as Managing Director. Set up new records for Outboard Motor Boats in 1930 and 1931. Present Holder, British Outboard Motor Speed Record.


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