Percy Newson

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Sir Percy Wilson Newson, 1st Baronet (4 April 1874 – 17 May 1950) was a British banker and jute merchant in India.

Newson was born in Suffolk. He was senior partner with Jardine, Skinner & Co in Calcutta and also became president of the Bank of Bengal in 1920 and Governor of the Imperial Bank of India in 1921. He was knighted in the 1920 New Year Honours[1] and created a baronet in the 1921 Birthday Honours.[2] He served as Conservative Member of Parliament for Tamworth from 1922[3] to 1923.[4]


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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Henry Wilson-Fox
Member of Parliament for Tamworth
Succeeded by
Edward Iliffe
Baronetage of the United Kingdom
New creation Baronet
(of Framlingham)