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Edward Cadbury

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1937. Bio Note.
1937. Bio Note.

Edward Cadbury (1873- ), Chairman of Cadbury Brothers

1937 Bio Note [1]

CADBURY, Edward; b. March 20th, 1873, at George Road, Edgbaston; e. s. of George and Mary (Tylor) Cadbury. J.P. (Worcs.), 1906. Edue.:. Friends' School, Olivers' Mount, Scarborough, London, and Germany. Chairman of Cadbury Bros., Ltd. (Managing Director since 1899), 1932; Director of Daily News, Ltd., and Chairman of Company, 1911-1930, 1902; Trustee of Bournville Village Trust, 1899; Director of British Cocoa and Chocolate Co., Ltd., 1919; Part Donor of Lickey Hills Gift to Corporation; Part Donor of Chadwick Estate Gift to National Trust; a Life Governor of Birmingham University, 1913; Chairman and Treasurer (since 1919) of the Council of Selly Oak Colleges, 1926; m. Dorothy, d. of Francis Howitt, M.D., of Nottingham, October 22nd, 1896. Publications: Women's Work and Wages (with George Shann), 1906; Sweating (with George Shann), 1907; Experiments in Industrial Organization, 1912. Recreations Golf, fishing and farming. Address: Westholme, Bournville, and Heanor, Rednal.

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  1. 1937-8 Birmingham Year Book