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Lord Nuffield
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Born in Worcester, Worcestershire
Born on 10th of October 1877
Died in Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire
Died on 22nd of August 1963

Born 1877 . Died 1963 - English motor magnate & philanthropist. Founder of the Morris Motor Company/


An English motor magnate, he first started out in the bicycle repair business, in 1901 designed the Morris motor cycle, and by 1910 was manufacturing prototypes of Morris Oxford Cars at Cowley, Oxford. He pioneered the introduction of mass producing cheap cars, and in 1928 launched the Morris Minor. He was raised to the peerage in 1934.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Morris,_1st_Viscount_Nuffie Wikipedias page
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Morris,_1st_Viscount_Nuffie Nuffield Foundation
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