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Name  Henry Grenfell
Party  Liberal Party
Parents  Charles Grenfell

Died  September 11, 1902
Role  Politician
Grandparents  Pascoe Grenfell
Children  Edward Grenfell, 1st Baron St Just

Henry Riversdale Grenfell (5 April 1824 – 11 September 1902) was a British banker and Liberal Party politician.

Biography

His Cornish grandfather Pascoe Grenfell was a tin and copper manager and Member of Parliament (MP), while his father, Charles Pascoe Grenfell, was a director of the Bank of England from 1830 to 1864. His maternal grandfather was William Philip Molyneux, 2nd Earl of Sefton.

He was MP for Stoke-upon-Trent between 1862 and 1868.

He was a leading member of the Bimetallic League, and Governor of the Bank of England between 1881 and 1883 following a periods as its Deputy Governor.

His son, Edward Grenfell also became a Member of Parliament and Bank of England director, and was the partner of Junius Spencer Morgan in the firm of Morgan, Grenfell & Company.

References

Henry Grenfell Wikipedia


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