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George Hally (1885-1975) M.I.Mech.E., M.I.Loco.E.
1885 Born in Partick, Glasgow
Educated at Uddingston Grammar School and the Royal Technical College, Glasgow.
1901-7 Apprenticed with Alley and McLellan
1904 was engaged in design of first Sentinel Steam Wagon
1907 Mech draughtsman with J. Taylor, Sons and Santo Crimpo
1912 Resident engineer, Bombay Municipal Main Drainage Pumping Machinery, Woodside, Wellington, Salop, when he was elected Associate member of I Mech E
Chief Engineer to the Sun Power Company, Ltd., of London and Cairo
Assistant Works Manager to W. H. Dorman and Co., Ltd., of Stafford
Engineering Manager to the Gloucester Aircraft Company, of Cheltenham
Works Manager, Edison and Swan, Ponders End, Middlesex;
Works Manager in other important engineering firms.
1923 Appointed Chief Mechanical Engineer to the Metropolitan Railway
1931 Also became Traffic Manager to the company.
1934 Member of the Institution of Locomotive Engineers
Operating Manager (Railways), London Passenger Transport Board
1939 General manager aero engine factory, lived in Solihull with Nancy M. Hally (b.1890), George A. F. Hally (b.1916)
1941-48 Managing Director, Daimler Co., Ltd., Coventry; Managing Director, Lanchester Motor Co., Ltd., Coventry; Managing Director, Transport Vehicles (Daimler), Ltd.; Chairman. Associated Daimler Co., Ltd.; Director, Hooper and Co., Coachbuilders, Ltd., London; and Director, Barker and Co., Coachbuilders, Ltd.
By 1959 was retired
1975 died in Surrey