Charles Ion Carr Bosanquet

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Charles Ion Carr Bosanquet

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Son of Robert Carr Bosanquet and Ellen Sophie Hodgkin

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About Charles Ion Carr Bosanquet

Charles Ion Carr Bosanquet (19 April 1903 - 1986) was the first Vice-Chancellor of Newcastle University.


Born the son of Robert Carr Bosanquet, Bosanquet became Rector of King's College, Newcastle in 1952 and then became the first Vice-Chancellor of Newcastle University in 1963. In that role he welcomed Martin Luther King, Jr. to the University and presented him with a Doctor of Civil Law degree.

In 1931 he married Barbara Schiefflin, an American.

He lived at Rock Moor House near Alnwick and became High Sheriff of Northumberland.

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Age 83