John Lubbock, 2nd Baron Avebury


John Lubbock, 2nd Baron Avebury

John Birkbeck Lubbock, 2nd Baron Avebury, DL (4 October 1858–26 March 1929) was an English aristocrat and banker.

Background

He was the eldest son of John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury (1834-1913) and his first wife Ellen Frances Hordern (1841-1879). He succeeded his father as Baron Avebury upon his death in 1913.

Career

Lubbock was a partner in the bank Coutts & Co. and a member of the boards of five colonial banks, eight insurance companies and five investment trusts, including the Bank of New Zealand, Lloyd's of London, Royal Exchange Assurance Co, Australian Mortgage Land and Finance Co., and Australian Mercantile Land and Finance Co.

He was also a Deputy Lieutenant for the county of Kent.

Heir

Lord Avebury died unmarried in 1929 at the age of seventy and was succeeded by his nephew John Lubbock.

References

* [http://www.thepeerage.com/p4894.htm John Birkbeck Lubbock, 2nd Baron Avebury at thepeerage.com]
*"Burke's Peerage and Baronetage", 106th edition (ed. Charles Mosley) (Genealogical Books Ltd, 1999)
*"City Bankers, 1890-1914" by Youssef Cassis (University of Geneva and Cambridge University Press, 1994)


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