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Goschen, George Joachim.
Hon. LL.D. 1888. S.
and h. of
William Henry (Göschen), merchant,
of the City of London. B. Aug. 10, 1831, at Stoke Newington. Educated in Germany
and at Rugby School
(1845). Commoner of Oriel College, Oxford; matric. May 22, 1850; B.A. and M.A.
1875; D.C.L. June 22,
1880; Hon. Fellow, 1882. Hon. LL.D., Aberdeen, 1888, and Edinburgh, 1890.
Entered his father's
business (Frühling and Göschen), in London. Director of the Bank of
England, 1857. M.P. for City of
London, 1863-80; for Ripon, 1880-5; for East Edinburgh, 1885. Vice-President,
Board of Trade,
1865-6. President, Poor Law Board, 1868-71. First Lord of the Admiralty, 1871-4.
Plenipotentiary at Constantinople, 1880-1. Chancellor of Duchy of Lancaster,
1886. Chancellor of the
Exchequer, 1887. P.C. Created Viscount Goschen, 1900. Chancellor of Oxford
University, 1903.
Married, Sept. 22, 1857, Lucy, dau. of John Dalley. Author, Theory of the
Foreign Exchanges;
and Addresses on Economic Questions. Died Feb. 7, 1907, at his
residence, Seacox
Heath, Hawkhurst, Kent. (D.N.B.; Burke, P. and B.; Al. Oxon.;
Scott, MSS.; Sir
Arthur Elliot, Life of Lord Goschen.)
George Joachim GOSCHEN
Approx. lifespan: 1831–1907
Hon.LLD 1888
s. and h. of William Henry GOSCHEN (GÖSCHEN) merchant: of City of London, [ London ]
b. Stoke Newington, [ London ] 1831:08:10
Sch: Germany Germany
Sch: Rugby School [Rugby], [ Warwickshire ] 1845
Commoner Oriel College [Oxford]
Matric 1850:05:22
BA 1875
MA 1875
DCL 1880:06:22
Hon. Fellow 1882
Hon.LLD Aberdeen, [ Aberdeenshire ] 1888
Hon.LLD Edinburgh, [ Scotland ] 1890
Entered his father's business: Frühling and Göschen London
Director of Bank of England 1857
M.P. for: City of London, [ London ] 1863-80
M.P. for: Ripon, [ Yorkshire ] 1880-85
M.P. for: East Edinburgh, [ Scotland ] 1885
Vice-President: Board of Trade 1865-66
President: Poor Law Board 1868-71
First Lord of Admiralty 1871-74
Minister Plenipotentiary at: Constantinople, [ Turkey ] 1880-81
Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster: 1886
Chancellor of the Exchequer: 1887
Created Viscount Goschen 1900
Chancellor of Sch: Oxford University 1903
m. "> Lucy DALLEY dau. of John DALLEY 1857:09:22
Publ.: Theory of the Foreign Exchanges Publ.: Essays and Addresses on Economic Questions
d. at his residence Seacox Heath, Hawkhurst, Kent 1907:02:07
Refs: D.N.B. Refs: Burke, P. and B. Refs: Al. Oxon . Refs: Scott, MSS . Refs: Sir Arthur Elliot, Life of Lord – GOSCHEN .
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