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Baylis, Edward (1791–1861), insurance company manager

Cornelius Walford

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Baylis, Edward (1791–1861), insurance company manager, about whose early life nothing is known, began his career as a clerk in the Alliance insurance office. He was an enthusiast for the cause of life insurance, and during the years between 1838 and 1854 he founded a number of life offices: the ...

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