George Dixon (MP)

George Dixon (MP)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. George Dixon was English Liberal politician who was active in local government in Birmingham and sat in the House of Commons in two periods between 1867 and 1898. He was a major proponent of education for all children. Born in 1820 in Gomersal, Yorkshire, he was educated at Leeds Grammar School and learned French in France. He moved to Birmingham in 1838 with his brother and joined Rabone Brothers, a firm of merchants. He became a partner in 1844 and rose to become head of the firm in which he remained all his life. In 1885 he married the sister of politician James Stansfeld, daughter of James Stansfeld, a judge in Halifax. Dixon entered local government as a councillor for Edgbaston in Birmingham in 1863. He was elected Mayor in November 1866show more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 159g
  • Junct
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136570041
  • 9786136570044