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1959 Who's Who in the Motor Industry: Name Y

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Note: This is a sub-section of 1959 Who's Who in the Motor Industry: Persons

YATES, Peter Mandall Director and Production Controller, Atkinson Vehicles, Ltd., since 1956. b: October 31, 1913, Doncaster. Educ: St. Peter's School, York; Doncaster Technical College. Premium apprentice with L.N.E.R. Loco. Works, Doncaster, 1929-34; Sentinel Waggon Works, 1934-39 (the last two years as Overseas Technical Representative); Royal Engineers (Major, R.E.), 1939-45; Sentinel (Shrewsbury), Ltd., 1945-53; Assistant Chief Buyer, 1945-47; Chief Buyer. 1947-53; The Lilleshall Co., Ltd., Commercial Manager, 1953-55. Recreations: sailing, squash. Add: Atkinson Vehicles, Ltd., Winery Lane, Walton-le-Dale, near Preston, Lancs. T: Preston 84284; and 3 Abbots way, Penwortham, Preston. T: Preston Priory 82141.

YEABSLEY, Sir Richard Ernest Kt. cr. 1950, C.B.E., F.C.A. Chairman, Brown Brothers, Ltd., and subsidiary companies. b: May 16, 1898. Educ: Alperton School. Club: R.A.C. Add: 33-34 Chancery Lane, London, W.C.2. T: Chancery 5161; and 24 Wimbledon Close, The Downs, London, S.W.20. T: Wimbledon 1802.

YOUNG, John Thomson Director, John T. Young, Ltd., since 1909. b: April 22, 1874. Educ: Newport-on-Tay, Fifeshire. Apprenticed to the trade of blacksmith, 1888-1893; started business on own account in the Cycle Trade, 1893. Owned first car, 21/2 h.p. Humber Voiturette, 1899; received driving licence, No. 57, County of Fife, 1904; Member, Scottish Motor Trade Association, May, 1908; elected to S.M.T.A. Council, 1913; President, S.M.T.A., 1928 29, 1929-30 and 1942-43; made Hon. Life Member, S.M.T.A., 1948; presented with an illuminated address, recording 50 years' membership, S.M.T.A., 1958; is at present engaged on writing a historical review of the S.M.T.A. over the past 50 years. Recreations: billiards, curling, golf. Add: John T. Young, Ltd., The Motor House, Newport-on-Tay, Fifeshire. T: Newport-on-Tay 3128; and Linwood, 14 Linden Avenue, Newport-on-Tay. T: Newport on-Tay 2113.

YOUNG, William Sales Director, Firestone Tyre and Rubber Co., Ltd., since 1955. b: 1902, London. Educ: London. Joined Fire stone company, 1921; North Regional Manager, 1928; Trade Sales Manager, 1944. Add: Firestone Tyre and Rubber Co., Ltd., Great West Road, Brentford, Middlesex. T: Ealing 3456; and Ladye Place, Ferry Lane, Shepperton, Middlesex. T: Walton-on-Thames 3779.

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