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Edward Ernest Foxwell, 1851-1922

Nationality: English
Date of Birth: 1851
Place of Birth:
Date of Death: 1922.10.18
Place of Death: St John's College, Cambridge

Identity:

Edward Ernest Foxwell was an economist and writer on railways.

Life:

He took a 2nd in Moral Sciences at Cambridge in 1874. He was Professor of Economics and Finance at the Imperial University of Tokyo, 1896-1899.

He apparently heard JW's Ten o'clock Lecture in 1885. His correspondence is in the Library, St John's College, Cambridge, according to the National Register of Archives.

Bibliography:

Kelly's Post Office London Directory, London, 1859; Times, London, 19 October 1922, p. 9; National Register of Archives, http://www.nra.nationalarchives.gov.uk (accessed August 2004).