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Doug Comish: Interview

Interviewee: Doug Comish DOB: 1926
Interviewer: Martin Garthwaite
Date of Interview: 6th December 2011
Joined Lyons: December 1949
Role in Lyons: Management Trainee to management accountant
Joined LEO: April 1956
Role in LEO: Programming, and education to head of marketing 

Abstract: Born in Liverpool, educated at grammar school, took Mathematics at Kings College, Cambridge. Then National Service finishing with rank of Captain. Joined Lyons as a Management Trainee in 1949, rose to management rank in the Lyons Work Office as cost accountant. Selected to join LEO in 1956. Long and distinguished career with many roles including education, staff selection, sales and marketing finishing as head of marketing before retirement. Active sportsman, including playing soccer for Cambridge University.

Copyright: Leo Computers Society.

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(Recording and transcript to be added.)

Date : 6th December 2011

Creator : Leo Computers Society

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH53375. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

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