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Alfred Mitchell-Innes (30 June 1864–13 February 1950) was a Britishmarker diplomat. He had the Grand Cross of the Medjidieh conferred upon him by Abbas II, Khedive of Egypt.

Family

The youngest child of Alexander Mitchell-Innes (1811 - 1866) of Ayton, and Whitehall (near Chirnsidemarker), Berwickshiremarker, by his second spouse Fanny Augusta (1821 - 1902), daughter of James Vine, in Puckastermarker, Isle of Wightmarker, Alfred was born at 2 Forres Street, Edinburghmarker. He married (her second marriage) in 1919, Eveline (d. December 28, 1946), daughter of Sir William Miller, 1st Baronet of Manderston, Berwickshiremarker.

Career

Educated privately, he entered the British Diplomatic Service in 1890 and was appointed to Cairomarker the next year. In 1896 he became financial advisor to Chulalongkorn the Great (Rama V), King of Siammarker. In 1899 he was appointed Under-Secretary of State for Finance in Egyptmarker, and was Counselor at the British Embassymarker in Washington, D.C.marker from 1908 to 1913. He was Minister to Uruguaymarker 1913-1919, after which he retired.

He then joined Bedfordmarker Town Council serving twice: 1921-31 and 1934-47.

Publications

  • Love and The Law, in the Hibbert Journal, January 1913.
  • Essays on Money and Credit, in the Banking Law Journal, New York, 1913.
  • Martyrdom in our Times, 1932.


References

  • Ruvigny and Raineval, The Marquis of, The Blood Royal of Britain - Tudor Roll, London, 1903, p.550.
  • Kelly's Handbook to the Titled, Landed, and Official Classes, 69th edition, London, 1943.
  • Black, Adam & Charles, Who's Who, London, 1945, p.1910.



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