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Alfred Milner

Alfred MilnerBorn: 23-Mar-1854
Birthplace: Gießen, Grand Duchy of Hesse
Died: 13-May-1925
Location of death: Kent, England
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Government

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Architect of the Balfour Declaration

Father: Charles Milner (doctor)
Mother: (daughter of Major-General John Ready, Lt. Governor of Prince Edward Island)
Wife: Violet Maxse (former daughter-in-law of Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil)

    University: King's College London
    University: Oxford University (1877)

    Member of the Board of Rio Tinto Chairman
    UK Official Colonial Secretary (1918-21)
    UK Official Secretary of State for War (1918)
    UK Official War Cabinet (1916-18)
    UK Official High Commissioner for Southern Africa (1897-1905)
    UK Official Governor of Cape Colony (1897-1901)
    UK Official Chairman of the Board of Inland Revenue (1893-97)
    UK Official Under-Secretary of Finance in Egypt (1889-92)
    Order of the Garter
    English Ancestry
    German Ancestry

Author of books:
England and Egypt (1892)
Arnold Toynbee: a Reminiscence (1895)

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