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date: 22 February 2020

Wakefield, Charles Cheers, first Viscount Wakefieldlocked

(1859–1941)
  • T. A. B. Corley

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Wakefield, Charles Cheers, first Viscount Wakefield (1859–1941), oil industrialist and philanthropist, was born in Liverpool on 12 December 1859, the fourth and youngest son (there were no daughters) of John Wakefield, a customs official, and his wife, Mary, daughter of William Cheers, of ...

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