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Denning Pearson

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Died  1 August 1992

Sir James Denning Pearson FRAeS (8 August 1908 - 1 August 1992) is a former Chief Executive of Rolls-Royce Limited.

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Early life

He was born in Bootle. His father died when he was eleven. He grew up in Cardiff.

He gained a First Class degree from Cardiff Technical College.

Rolls-Royce

He joined Rolls-Royce in 1932. During the Second World War, he was Chief Engineer at the R-R shadow factory in Glasgow, producing 150 Merlin engines a week.

He oversaw the expansion of Rolls-Royce into the jet aero-engine market in the 1960s.

Personal life

He married Eluned Henry in 1932, and they had two daughters.

He was knighted in the 1963 New Year Honours. He became an FRAeS in 1964. He died in the Amber Valley of Derbyshire.

References

Denning Pearson Wikipedia


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