George John Shaw-Lefevre
George John Shaw-Lefevre

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George John Shaw-Lefevre 
Only surviving son of Sir John George Shaw-Lefevre KCB
Date (from)(Date to)Event
12 June 1831 Born (Battersea)
1854 Called to the bar by the Inner Temple
1862 Member of the Sea Fisheries Commission
17 October 186325 November 1885M.P. (Liberal) for Reading
1865 Founder member of the Commons Preservation Society, the first pressure group committed to preserving open spaces and extending public rights of access to land
9 May 186613 July 1866Civil Lord of the Admiralty during Russell's second ministry
December 18681871Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Trade in Gladstone's first ministry
17 March 187012 July 1870Parliamentary Secretary of the Admiralty (political function)
24 March 1874 Married Constance Emily (d. 1929), only daughter of Henry John Moreton, later third earl of Ducie
15 May 18801 December 1880Parliamentary Secretary of the Admiralty
28 November 188013 February 1885First Commissioner of Works and Public Buildings
16 December 1880 Privy Councillor
18 November 188424 June 1885Postmaster-general
21 April 188615 July 1895M.P. (Liberal) for Bradford Central
18921894First Commissioner of Works
18941895President of the Local Government Board
1897 Member of the London County Council
1906 Created 1st Baron Eversley
19 April 1928 Died (Kings Worthy, near Winchester)

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