Herbert Austin, 1st Baron Austin, KBE

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Herbert Austin

Birthdate: (74)
Death: May 23, 1941 (74)
Immediate Family:

Son of Giles Stevens Austin and Clara Jane Austin
Husband of Helen Austin

Managed by: Michael Lawrence Rhodes
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About Herbert Austin, 1st Baron Austin, KBE

served his apprenticeship to engineering at Langlands Foundry, Melbourne, Australia; came to England 1890; Manager, Wolseley Tool and Motor Car Co Ltd 1900-05; founded the Austin Motor Co, Longbridge Works, Birmingham 1905; KBE 1917; Member of Parliament (Unionist) for King's Norton 1918-24; Chairman, Austin Motor Car Co Ltd; President of the Institution of Automobile Engineers and of the Institute of British Carriage and Automobile Manufacturers 1930; President of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders and Master of the Coach Makers' and Coach Harness Makers' Company 1934

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Herbert Austin, 1st Baron Austin, KBE's Timeline

November 8, 1866
May 23, 1941
Age 74