Joseph Arthur Rank Edit Profile
Educated Leys School, Cambridge, England. Doctor of Laws, Boston University, 1948.
President Rank-Hovis-McDougall, Ltd. (flour milling); president Rank Organisation, Ltd., 1962-1972. Director Gaumont British, Ltd.
Rank television and General Trust, Ltd., Odeon Associate Theatres, Ltd., Odeon Properties, Ltd. Founder Religious Film Society, later expanding to include commercial motion pictures. With C.M. Woolf formed G.F.D., 1935.
Formed Eagle-Lion Distbrs., Ltd. Formed co-ordinating unit for interests, J. Arthur Rank Organisation (Management), Ltd., 1946, Circuits Management Association, Ltd., 1948.
The commitment of individual Christians to work for social and political change should be recognized as a fully legitimate form of Christian discipleship.
Club: Bath (London).
Married Honorable Laura Ellen Marshall. Children: Ursula Helen (Mistress Lance R. Newton), Shelagh Mary (Mistress Robin Cowen).