William Hesketh Lever, 1st Viscount Leverhulme

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William Hesketh Lever, 1st Viscount Leverhulme

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Birthplace: Lancashire, England
Death: Died
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Son of James Lever and Eliza Hesketh
Husband of Elizabeth Lever
Father of William Hulme Lever, 2nd Viscount Leverhulme
Brother of James Darcy Lever and Harriet Lever

Managed by: Michael Lawrence Rhodes
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About William Hesketh Lever, 1st Viscount Leverhulme

grocer 1867-86, soap manufacturer from 1886; founder of Port Sunlight and Chairman of Lever Brothers plc; Member of Parliament (Liberal) for Wirral 1906-10; High Sheriff of Lancashire 1917; Mayor of Bolton 1918-19; Junior Warden, Grand lodge of England 1918.

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William Hesketh Lever, 1st Viscount Leverhulme's Timeline

1851
September 19, 1851
Lancashire, England
1888
March 25, 1888
Age 36
1925
May 7, 1925
Age 73
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