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Peter Bird: Interview

Interviewee: Peter Bird DOB: 1934, died: September 2017
Interviewer: Tony Morgan 
Date of Interview: 6th September 2016
Joined Lyons: 1964

Abstract: After a career in the Merchant Navy achieving his Masters certificate ‘discovered’ computing, studied programming and applied for Jobs in computing. Interviewed by J Lyons & Co for an operator job and joined Lyons 1964 as an operator on the LEO III. Promoted rapidly to Operations Manager, then overall Systems Manager. After retirement became interested in the history of Lyons and in the LEO story resulting in the publication of his books on LEO and subsequently on Lyons: the First Food Empire.

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(Recording and transcript to be added.)

Date : 6th September 2016

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