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William Albert Samuel HEWINS

William Albert Samuel HEWINS, economist. Member of Parliament Hereford, 1912-1918; United Kingdom Under-Secretary State Colonies, 1917-1919.

Background

  • HEWINS, William Albert Samuel was born in 1865 in Wolverhampton, W. Midlands, England.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts University Oxford, 1887.

    Career

    • Apart from his successful directorship of the London School of Economies and Political Science, London, United Kingdom, the chief reason Hewins is remembered is for his advocacy of trade protection. He maintained this thoroughly unfashionable line in lectures, articles and through his association with Joseph Chamberlain’s Tariff Commission. University Extension Lector, 1887-1895.

      Director, London School of Economies and Political Science, London, United Kingdom, 1895-1903. Secretary, United Kingdom Tariff Commission, 1903-1917.

    Major achievements

    • Member of Parliament Hereford, 1912-1918. United Kingdom Under-Secretary State Colonies, 1917-1919.
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    Died 1931
    (aged 66)
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