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Alexander, George William (1802-1890), banker and philanthropist

Gordon Fletcher

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/49084

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Alexander, George William (1802-1890), banker and philanthropist, was born on 25 April 1802 in Bunhill Row, London, the first of nine children, eight of whom survived to maturity, of William Alexander (1769-1819), bill broker, and his wife, Ann Alexander, née Barber (1774/1775-1861), of Eckington, east Derbyshire. At the age of ...

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