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George John Shaw-Lefevre

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George John Shaw-Lefevre M. P. (1831-1928) (1st Baron Eversley) held posts in all Liberal governments between 1868 and 1895; in 1883 he was Postmaster General with a seat in the Cabinet; voluminous writer on land questions, chairman of the Commons Preservation Society, and chairman of the Royal Commission on Agriculture appointed in 1893.

A decade of inflation and depression: the opening address of the president of the Statistical Society, delivered 19th November, 1878, by Shaw-Lefevre, George John.

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