Edward Knox


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Sir George Edward Knox (1845—1922) judge in India

Edward Albert Cromwell Knox (1897—1974) comedian

Knox, Edward (1819–1901)

Knox, Sir George Edward (1845-1922), judge in India

Knox, Edward Albert Cromwell [Teddy] (1897-1974), comedian

KNOX, William Edward (1927 - 2001), Leader of Parliamentary Liberal Party, Queensland, 1983–88

KNOX, Edward (1819 - 1901), Chairman of Prince Alfred Hospital, and Treasurer of Carrington Convalescent Hospital

KNOX, George Edward (1845 - 1922), Judge High Court, North West Provinces, India, since 1890

KNOX, Edward (Ritchie) (1889 - 1973), Perpetual Trustee Co. Ltd, 1935–64; CSR Chemicals, 1948–64 (Chairman, 1948–61)

SHANKS, S(eymour) Cochrane (1893 - 1980), Consulting Radiologist to University College Hospital; late Lecturer in Radiology, University College Hospital Medical School (Dean of the Medical School, 1943–49); late Radiologist, Goldie Leigh Hosp.; late Hon. Radiologist: University College, London; Lord Mayor Treloar’s Hosp., Alton; Past Adviser in Radiology to the Ministry of Health; Past Warden of Fellowship, Past President, Skinner and Knox lecturer, and Gold Medallist (1973), RCR; Member, Spens Committee on remuneration of Consultants and Specialists, 1947; Examiner in Radiology to Universities of Durham and Liverpool; Examiner in X-ray Diagnosis, 1942, and in Medicine, 1952, RCR; Examiner in Radiology, RCP, 1940–44; Fellow (Past Hon. Treas.) RSM (PP and Hon. Mem., Section of Radiology); Fellow and Lettsomian Lecturer, Medical Society of London; Hon. Fellow, Royal Inst. of Public Health and Hygiene; Hon. Mem., British Assoc. of Dermatologists; Senior Vice-President, 6th International Congress of Radiology, 1950; Vice-Pres. Emeritus, 7th International Congress of Radiology, Copenhagen, 1953; Past Pres., Medical Defence Union; Past Chm. Institute of Dermatology, British Post-Graduate Medical Federation; Member: British Institute of Radiology; BMA (Past Chm. Medico-legal Sub-Cttee); Distribution Cttee King Edward’s Hosp. Fund, 1949–59


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(1819–1901) founded the Colonial Sugar Refining Co. in 1855. Born in Denmark and trained in commerce, he migrated to Australia in 1840, intending to become a pastoralist. He worked in various businesses, including the Australian Sugar Co., whose liquidation allowed the establishment of CSR. Under Knox's chairmanship the company established a number of refineries, and an extensive supply of sugar cane to dominate the Australian industry. Knox was a director of many of the companies and chairman of the Commercial Banking Company of Sydney. He was a leader in the establishment of staff provident funds and was active in the committees of many charitable organisations. He handed over management of CSR to his son Edward William in 1880 but remained chairman for another 21 years.

From The Oxford Companion to Australian History in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History.

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