Stevenson, James

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Name
Stevenson, James Gender: M
born on 2 April 1873 at 07:40 (= 07:40 AM )
Place Kilmarnock, Scotland, 55n36, 4w30
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Wright
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 12°38' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 14°25 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 08°36'



Biography

Scottish businessman (Managing director of Johnny Walker Whisky Company) and British civil servant.

During the First World War he was appointed to a senior position in the Ministry of Munitions and in return for his service was created a Baronet. After the war he continued in government service and from 1921 he worked as a personal adviser to Winston Churchill, then Secretary of State for the Colonies. Immediately after the First World War he was responsible for the Stevenson Plan, which was an effort by the UK government to stabilise low rubber prices after a world glut of rubber.


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Source Notes

Paul Wright quotes birth record

Categories

  • Vocation : Business : Top executive
  • Vocation : Politics : Government employee