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Bathurst, Charles

Born: 1867 AD
Died: 1958 AD
Nationality: English
Categories: Politician

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.