Sir George Alfred Wills, 1st Baronet

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Sir George Alfred Wills, 1st Baronet

Birthdate: (74)
Death: July 11, 1928 (74)
Immediate Family:

Son of Henry Overton Wills, III and Alice Hopkinson
Husband of Susan Britton Wills
Father of Alice Lilian Proctor Wills and Sir George Vernon Proctor Wills, 2nd Baronet
Brother of Henry Herbert Wills, High Sheriff of Somerset; Frederick Duncan Wills; Walter Melville Wills and Henry Overton Wills, IV

Managed by: Jason Scott Wills
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About Sir George Alfred Wills, 1st Baronet

Our London correspondent reports the death of Sir George Alfred Wills, first Bart., the English tobacco magnate. Sir George, who was 74 years of age, was president of the Imperial Tobacco Company (Great Britain and Ireland), Limited, a director of the Great Western Railway, president of the Bristol General Hospital, and a director of the British America Tobacco Co., Limited. In 1878 he married Susan Britton Proctor, and there are four daughters and one son, George Vernon Proctor Wills, who will succeed to the baronetcy. The new, baronet was born in 1887, and in 1919 married Nellie Jeannie, daughter of Mr. T. J. Rutherford, of Aber gavenny. His sister is the wife of the Bishop of Bath and Wells (Right Rev. Dr. Willson).

OBITUARY. (1928, July 13). The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929), p. 14. Retrieved February 16, 2016

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Sir George Alfred Wills, 1st Baronet's Timeline

June 3, 1854
July 8, 1882
Age 28
Bristol, City of Bristol, UK
March 21, 1887
Age 32
July 11, 1928
Age 74