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1902 Born 22 February in Sale, Cheshire.
Educated at Manchester College of Technology
Inventor and patentee of the Newton shock absorber, Newton centrifugal clutch, independent suspension, etc.
1924 Appointed Chairman and Joint Managing Director of Newton and Bennett, Ltd., Manchester & London.
1945 Formed Newton (Motor) Products Ltd. to manufacture the Newton Clutch Plate
1946 Formed Power Jacks Ltd. to make various hydraulic apparatus including the Newton "Hydratruck."