Overview

William Fowler

(1828—1905) financier and politician


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

Fowler was born near Melksham, Wiltshire on 28 July 1828, and died at Tunbridge Wells some time in September 1905. He was educated at University College, London, where he took a BA in classics and mathematics (1848). He went on to study law (LLB 1850), and was called to the bar in 1852. From (1856–77 he was a partner in the firm of solicitors Alexander & Co. of Lombard Street, London. Thereafter he went into business and served as a director of several companies. He was a member of the Cobden Club, and served as Liberal MP for Cambridge from (1868–74 and again from (1880–85.

[...]

From The Biographical Dictionary of British Economists in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Economics.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.