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Brief Life Summary

Year 1945

Ferguson gets Trevor Knox to return to Britain to explore the possibilities of Ferguson tractors being manufactured there.

(July) Ferguson has a meeting with the Ministry of Finance at Stormont with a view that his tractors be mass produced in Northern Ireland.

(September) Ferguson has a meeting with Sir John Black, chairman of the Standard Motor Company and they agreed that the old Standard Motor Company premises at Banner Lane, Coventry, which had been used as an ammunition factory during the war, be used for production of the Ferguson tractor which was known as the TE 20. 

  • Leader
  • European Agriculture
  • Rural Development Programme
  • Dept. of Agriculture and Rural Development