Sir George Beharrell Edit Profile
Student King James’ School, Almondbury, York, Leeds U.
Assistant goods manager and commercial agent North Eastern Railway, England, 1888-1915. With Ministry of Munitions, 1915. Director general finance and statistical Ministry of Transport, 1919-1922.
Financial advisor Geddes committee. Joined Dunlop Rubber Limited company, 1922, became managing director, 1923, chairman, 1937, president, 1949.
Served as assistant inspector general transportation all theatres of war, with rank lieutenant colonel, 1916, admiralty anti-submarine campaign, 1917. Member of advisory panel appointed by prime minister in connection with re-armament program, 1938. Fellow Royal Society Arts, Institute Motor Industry, Institution Rubber Industry (president 1933-1936).
Member Church of England.
Married Kate Ripley, September 7, 1898. Children: George Edward, Kathleen Mabel, Jacques Ripley, Douglas Wells.