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TitleWise; Sir; Fredric (1871-1928); Knight; politician and economist
Ref NoWISE
LevelCollection
Date1914-1935
Extent12 boxes
Admin Biographical HistorySir Fredric Wise, 1871 - 1928, was educated at Marlborough College and abroad. He entered banking in 1903 and later founded the stockbroking company of Wise, Speke and Co of Newcastle-on-Tyne. During World War I, he was Chairman of Volunteers and Military Representative for his county, and he also gave his services to National Service, the Food Ministry and the Treasury. In 1919, he was sent to Berlin to report of the financial position of Germany. He was also a financial advisor to Lord Byng's Committee of United Service Fund, a director of the Daily Express and a director of the Sudan Plantation Syndicate Ltd.
DescriptionThis collection contains speeches by Wise; financial reports on the economic condition of Germany; correspondence regarding the publication of his German diary; pamphlets and reports on reparation payments; studies, notes and papers on government policy; notes regarding economic policy; and notes and correspondence regarding his political life.
Access StatusOpen
Copyright TypeOther
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