Borthwick Catalogue

Rowntree, Oscar Frederic, 1879-1947

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Rowntree, Oscar Frederic, 1879-1947

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1879-1947

History

Oscar Frederic Rowntree was born in 1879, the son Quaker chocolate manufacturer Joseph Rowntree, and his wife Emma Antoinette Seebohm. In 1903 he married Isabelle Mary Hutchinson; the couple had four children together.

Oscar was a director of the family company, Rowntree & Co, from 1905 and was also active in political circles, chairing the York and Thirsk division of the Liberal Association and serving as a Liberal councillor. He was also a member of the committee for The Retreat, the Quaker psychiatric hospital established by the Tuke family, and of the Health and Housing Reform Association of York, as well as serving on the boards of the Joseph Rowntree Trusts established by his father.

He died in 1947.

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Rowntree, Joseph, 1836-1925, manufacturer and philanthropist (1836-1925)

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family

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Rowntree, Joseph, 1836-1925, manufacturer and philanthropist is the parent of Rowntree, Oscar Frederic, 1879-1947

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Rowntree, Benjamin Seebohm, 1871-1954, sociologist and manufacturer (1871-1954)

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family

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Rowntree, Benjamin Seebohm, 1871-1954, sociologist and manufacturer is the sibling of Rowntree, Oscar Frederic, 1879-1947

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Macdonald, Agnes Julia, 1870-1960, née Rowntree (1870-1960)

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family

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Macdonald, Agnes Julia, 1870-1960, née Rowntree is the sibling of Rowntree, Oscar Frederic, 1879-1947

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Rowntree, John Wilhelm, 1868-1905, chocolate manufacturer and religious activist (1868-1905)

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family

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Rowntree, John Wilhelm, 1868-1905, chocolate manufacturer and religious activist is the sibling of Rowntree, Oscar Frederic, 1879-1947

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Rowntree, Joseph Stephenson, 1875-1951 (1875-1951)

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family

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Rowntree, Joseph Stephenson, 1875-1951 is the sibling of Rowntree, Oscar Frederic, 1879-1947

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GB 193

Rules and/or conventions used

ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families, International Council on Archives (2nd edition, 2003); Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names, National Council on Archives (1997).

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Created 14.10.15.