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George Croydon MARKS  1858 - 1938 PIONEER    PARENTS    LIFE    NOTES    LABELS    PHOTOS    THANK YOU

PIONEER

George Croydon MARKS  1858 - 1938

aka George C. Marks, G. C. Marks, George Marks, G. Marks
nationality
occupation civil engineer/politician
remark (Lord/Baronet Marks of Woolwich)
birth 9 June 1858, Eltham, Kent, UK
baptism
death 24 Sept 1938, Poole, Dorset, UK
burial
marriage on 30 July 1881 to:
Margaret MAYNARD

b. .... Apr/May/June 1860, Worcester, UK
d. .... Jan/Feb/Mar 1945, Poole, Dorset, UK (84y)

childrenno children


PARENTS

father William MARKS

b. 23 Jan 1834, ......
d. 4 Feb 1918, ........

mother Amelia Adelaide CROYDON

b. ........
d. 27 Feb 1916, ........

marriage got married on 22 Sep 1857
children


LIFE


MP for Launceston 1906-1918
In 1918-1924 House of Commons (North Cornwall constituency)
16 July 1929 Baron


NOTES

  • WIKIPEDIA
  • Obituary (in: The Times of 26 September 1938)
  • Baron Marks of Woolwich: international entrepreneur, engineer, patent agent and politician, 1858-1938 by Michael R. Lane (Quiller Press, 1986)
  • Two portraits in the National Portrait Gallery:
George Croydon Marks, 1st Baron Marks of Woolwich by Elliott & Fry (vintage print NPG x90535)
George Croydon Marks, 1st Baron Marks of Woolwich by Walter Stoneman (bromide print, 9 February 1933 NPG x29734)


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