Felix Schuster

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Felix Schuster
Free Trade and Finance
Vanity Fair 28 June 1906

Sir Felix Schuster, 1st Baronet (21 April 1854 — 13 May 1936) was a British banker, financier and Liberal politician.


He was educated at Frankfurt-am-Main, Geneva, and Owens College, Manchester; and then went into business in London. He was on the Royal Commission on London Traffic, 1903-5; Board of Trade Commission for the Amendment of Company Law, 1905; India Office Committee on Indian Railway Finance and Administration, 1907-8; and Treasury Committee on Irish Land Purchase Finance, 1907-8. He was chairman of the Council of the Institute of Bankers, 1908-9, and of the Central Association of Bankers, 1913–15.

In 1906 he stood as a Liberal candidate at the general election for the constituency of the City of London.

His grandchildren include the philosopher Mary Warnock and the diplomat Duncan Wilson.[1]


His works include:

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  1. ^ Brown, Andrew (19 July 2003). "The practical philosopher". The Guardian. Retrieved 2013-10-27.