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Bathurst, Charles (Viscount Bledisloe of Lydney)

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Born: 1867 AD
Died: 1958 AD, at 90 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Politician

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1867 - Charles Bathurst, 1st Viscount Bledisloe was born 21st of September in London.

 

1890 - Studied law and graduated with a BA in University College, Oxford.

 

1917-1928 - Created a Knight (KBE) Order of British Empire and raised to the peerage as Baron Bledisloe, of Lydney and Aylburton.

 

1928 - Served as parliamentary secretary at the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries.

 

1924-1926 - Member of the Privy Council.

 

1930-1935 - Created a Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George and appointed Governor-General of New Zealand.

 

1935 - Title of Viscount Bledisloe of Lydney was created and awarded to Bathurst.

 

1958 - Lord Bledisloe died 3rd of July in Lydney, succeeded as Viscount Bledisloe by his eldest son, Benjamin Ludlow Bathurst.

 

 

 


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