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. "No. 32804". The London Gazette. 9 March 1923.
Business positions
Preceded by
Eustace Missenden
as General Manager
Acting General Manager,
Southern Railway

Company nationalised
Preceded by
Eustace Missenden
Railway Executive

Railway Executive abolished
Preceded by
Lord Latham
London Transport Executive

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