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Howard Clayton-Wright (1887-1958)

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Howard Clayton-Wright (1887-1958) founder of Howard Clayton-Wright

1887 July. Born as Clayton Howard Wright in Catford the son of William Robinson Wright, a Publican

Educated Isle of Wight Grammar School. Originally studied to be Veterinary Surgeon; joined the Automobile Industry in 1908.

1910 Married in Balham to Violet Mary Browne

Became a representative for the Michelin Tyre Co., then North British Rubber Co., and afterwards became West of England representative with Joseph Lucas, Birmingham.

1953 Chairman and Managing Director, Howard Clayton-Wright, Ltd., Wellesbourne, Warwickshire. Has founded six other Limited Companies besides the one in his own name.

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