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Samuel E. Finer

AKA Samuel Edward Finer

Born: 22-Sep-1915
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 9-Jun-1993
Location of death: Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Theory and Practice of Modern Government

Military service: British Army (Royal Signals, WWII, Capt.)

Father: Max Finer
Mother: Fanny
Brother: Herman Finer (political scientist, b. 24-Feb-1898, d. 4-Mar-1969)
Wife: Ann McFadyean (m. 1949, div. 1975, three children)
Son: Jeremy Max Finer (musician, The Pogues, b. 20-Jul-1955)
Wife: Catherine Jones (m. 1977, until his death)

    High School: Holloway Grammar School
    University: Trinity College, Oxford University
    Instructor: Politics, Balliol College, Oxford University (1946-50)
    Professor: Politics, Keele University (1950-66)
    Professor: Government, University of Manchester (1966-74)
    Professor: Gladsone Professor of Government and Administration, Oxford University (1974-72)
    Fellow: All Souls College, Oxford University

    British Academy 1982
    Officer of the British Empire

Author of books:
A Primer of Public Administration (1950, politics)
The Life and Times of Sir Edwin Chadwick (1952, biography)
Local Government in England and Wales (1953, politics)
Anonymous Empire: A Study of the Lobby in Great Britain (1958, politics)
Backbench Opinion in the House of Commons, 1955-59 (1961, politics)
The Man on Horseback: The Role of the Military in Politics (1962, politics)
Comparative Government (1970, politics)
The Changing British Party System, 1945-1979 (1980, politics)
The History of Government from the Earliest Times (1997, politics)


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