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Askwith, George Ranken, Baron Askwith (1861-1942), industrial arbitrator and civil servant

Rodney Lowe

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/30477
Askwith, George Ranken, Baron Askwith (1861-1942), industrial arbitrator and civil servant

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Askwith, George Ranken, Baron Askwith (1861-1942), industrial arbitrator and civil servant, was born at Waltham Abbey, Essex, on 17 February 1861, the second but eldest surviving son of William Harrison Askwith (1811-1897), colonel (later general) in the Royal Artillery, and formerly superintendent of the royal gunpowder factories at Waltham Abbey, ...

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