Dating lister cs
CS type engines gained a reputation for longevity and reliability, especially in Commonwealth countries, to which they were widely exported.Some CS engines ran practically continuously for decades in agricultural, industrial and electrical applications.As managing director Percy led the firm through a period of significant growth and prosperity in the 1920s and 1930s.By 1926 the workforce was around 2000 and was growing rapidly; the company ran a 24-hour manufacturing operation, expanding its range of products and supplying retailers to around 6000 UK customers and many more worldwide.
Charles saw at first-hand the rise of the Nazi Party and used the company's assets in Germany to assist those trying to rescue Jewish families from Germany and Austria by bribing officials.
He returned to England in about 1936 with his second wife, Doris Eleanor, and four new sons, Charles Owen, John, Frederick William and James Hugh.
Although remaining the majority shareholder of Listers the running of the company was left in the hands of his first family led by Sir Percy.
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