Sir James Beethom Whitehead, KCMG

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James Beethom Whitehead, KCMG

Also Known As: "Beethom"
Birthdate: (70)
Birthplace: Trieste, Trieste, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy
Death: September 19, 1928 (70)
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert Roger Whitehead and Frances Maria Whitehead
Husband of Hon. Marian Whitehead, Lady Whitehead
Father of George Robert Beethom Whitehead; Cecilia Whitehead; John William StJohn Whitehead; Frances Edith Marian Bowman; Sir Edgar Whitehead, OBE and 1 other
Brother of Alice Whitehead; John Whitehead; Mrs Plöch / Ploech and Ellen Drury

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About Sir James Beethom Whitehead, KCMG

WHITEHEAD, Sir (James) Beethom,

K.C.M.G., of Efford Park, Hampshire.—

Cr. 1909.

Second son of Robert Whitehead Esq., of Fiume,

Hungary, who d. 1905, by Frances Maria, who d. 1883,

dau. of the late James Johnson, Esq., of Darlington ;

b. 1858 ; m. 1896 the Hon. Marian Cecilia Brodrick,

youngest dau. of William, 8th Viscount Midleton,

and has, with other issue, a son, * George Robert

Beethom, temp. Lieut. R.A.S.C. ; b. 1897. Sir

Beethom Whitehead, who was educated in Austria

and at St. John's Coll., Cambridge (B.A. 1881, M.A.

1887), and entered the Diplomatic Service 1881, was

Secretary to H.M.'s Legations at Toliio 1898-1901

and at Brussels 1901-2, and to H.M.'s Embassies

at Constantinople 1902-3 and at Berlin 1903-4,

Counsellor of Embassy there 1904-6, and Envoy

Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary at

Belgrade 1906-10 ; is a J.P. for Hampshire.— jB/ord

Park, Lymington, Hampshire ; St. James's Club, w. ;

Travellers' Club, s.w. ; 26, Cheslmm Place, s.w.

Minister to Kingdom of Serbia 1906 to 1910. Painting in profile was painted 1907, while in Belgrade, with the decoration added in 1915.

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Sir James Beethom Whitehead, KCMG's Timeline

July 31, 1858
Trieste, Trieste, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy
March 22, 1897
Age 38
Age 39
Age 42
March 10, 1903
Age 44
February 8, 1905
Age 46
Berlin, Berlin, Germany
September 19, 1928
Age 70