John Elliot (railway manager)

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Sir John Elliot (6 May 1898 – 18 September 1988) was a British transport and railway manager. Born John Elliot Blumenfeld, he was the son of the Daily Mail news editor R. D. Blumenfeld (who later became managing editor of the Daily Express.) He changed his name to John Elliot in March 1923.[1]

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  1. London Gazette: no. 32804, p. 1954, 9 March 1923. Retrieved 2009-06-01.
Business positions
Preceded by
Eustace Missenden
as General Manager
Acting General Manager,
Southern Railway

1947
Company nationalised
Preceded by
Eustace Missenden
Chairman,
Railway Executive

1951–1953
Railway Executive abolished
Preceded by
Lord Latham
Chairman,
London Transport Executive

1953–1959
Succeeded by
Sir Alexander Valentine
Military offices
Preceded by
Col. V. A. M. Robertson
Officer Commanding,
Engineer and Railway Staff Corps

January 1956 – May 1963
Succeeded by
Col. Alexander Valentine