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Percy Crosbie Kidner (1878-1969)
1878 Born in London
1902 Joined the Vauxhall Ironworks Co
1908 Married Marion
1909 Fined for driving a car in Northwood without a licence. 
1910 Biographical information and image at Automotor Journal 19100212
1911 MD car manufacturer
1914. Percy Crosbie Kidner M.I.A.E. 22 Acaia Road, London N.W. Joint Managing Director of Vauxhall
1938 President of the Institution of Automobile Engineers
1962 Takes part as the oldest driver (aged 84) in the veteran car run from London to Brighton in a 1906 Vauxhall. 
1969. His will is proven and he is shown as of Fairway Close, London N.W. 
1969 Obituary 
Mr Percy C. Kidner (Fellow) died on 5th April at the age of 91.
An active member of the IAE Mr Kidner served as President of the IAE from 1938-43 and later as a member of the AD council.
Mr Kidner, who became a full member of the Institution in 1947, was a dedicated automobile enthusiast and his death will be a sad loss to his many friends and colleagues.