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John Thomas Burford

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John Thomas Burford Works Manager, W. and T. Avery, Ltd., Soho Foundry, Birmingham. Private address: Cropthorne, Ellesboro Road, Harborne, Birmingham.

Training, W. & T. Avery. Appointed Asst. Production Engr., 1918;

Production Engr., 1923;

Works Manager and Head of Tech. Dept., 1933. Studied industrial development in France, Germany, and United States of America. Member of Birmingham and District Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship. Member of Works Management Assocn.

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