Alexander Henderson, 1st Baron Faringdon

Alexander Henderson, 1st Baron Faringdon

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Alexander Henderson, 1st Baron Faringdon, CH, known as S r Alexander Henderson, 1st Baronet, from 1902 to 1916, was a British financier and Liberal Unionist Member of Parliament. Henderson began his career in the City of London with the accountancy firm Deloittes before becoming a stockbroker. He was best known as a financier of railways in the UK and internationally, and was chairman of the Great Central Railway from 5 May 1899 until the end of 1922, and then deputy chairman of its successor, the London and North Eastern Railway, from 1923 until his death. He was also a major shareholder in the Manchester Ship Canal, and was involved in port developments and telephone and electrical systems in several countries. The asset management firm Henderson Global Investors was founded in 1934 to administer his estate.show more

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  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 227g
  • Chrono Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135772996
  • 9786135772999