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First Baron Aberconway

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First Baron Aberconway

Person  Male  Born 12/5/1850  Died 23/1/1934

Politician. Born Charles Benjamin Bright McLaren in Edinburgh. He began his career in journalism before turning to the law. Elected as an M.P. in 1880. Member of the Privy Council. Became Baron Aberconway in 1911.

Chairman of the Metropolitan Railway Company, amongst others.

It was his son, Henry (1879 – 1953), the second Baron, who had Aberconway House built in Mayfair.

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