Miles Beevor

Miles Beevor

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Miles Beevor, was a solicitor, pilot and businessman. The son of Rowland Beevor and Margaret Frances Evans, Beevor was educated at Winchester College, and graduated from New College, Oxford University in 1921 with a Bachelor of Arts. He qualified a solicitor in 1925, and latterly held the office of Justice of the Peace for Hertfordshire. At the outbreak of World War II, he joined the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve and gained the rank of Flight Lieutenant in 1941. He became chief legal advisor for London and North Eastern Railway in 1943, a post he held until the LNER was nationalised. In light of his service, on 1 November 1947 the LNER named an LNER A4 Pacific after him Just before nationalisation, Beevor was acting chief general manager for LNER in June 1947, after which he became Chief Secretary and legal advisor for the British Transport Commission between 1947 and 1951.show more

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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 186g
  • Equ Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 613567594X
  • 9786135675948