George Courtauld (MP)

George Courtauld (11 August 1830 – 29 February 1920) was an English cloth manufacturer and Liberal politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1878 to 1885.

Courtauld was the son of George Courtauld of Bocking, Essex. He was educated at University College, London and became a partner in the firm of Samuel Courtauld & Co which had been established by his grandfather George Courtauld. He was a Justice of the Peace for Essex.[1]

In December 1878 Courtauld was elected at a by-election as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Maldon. He held the seat until 1885.[2]

Courtauld died at the age of 89.

Courtauld married firstly Mina Bromley, daughter of Walter Bromley of Clapton in 1855, and secondly Susanna Elizabeth Savill, daughter of S W Savill of Bocking in 1864.


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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
George Sandford
Member of Parliament for Maldon
Succeeded by
Arthur George Kitching

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