Stephens, George Washington

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Stephens, George Washington

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1866-1942

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George Washington Stephens, Jr. was born in Montreal on 3 August 1866, and was educated at McGill University and the universities of Geneva, Marburg, and Hanover. He worked for several firms before becoming president of the Canadian Rubber Company of Montreal, and vice-president of the Canadian Consolidated Rubber Company. Stephens served as a member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec from 1905 to 1908, and was president of the Montreal Harbour Commission from 1907 to 1912. He was appointed to the League of Nations and the Governing Commission of the Saar in 1923, and served as the commission's president from 1924 to 1926. Stephens died in Los Angeles in 1942.

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VIAF ID: 72592634 (Personal)

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Created 21 July 2017

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