GALTON FRANK WALLIS 1867-1952 SECRETARY FABIAN SOCIETY 1886-1947

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GALTON FRANK WALLIS 1867-1952 SECRETARY FABIAN SOCIETY, 1886-1947

GALTON FRANK WALLIS 1867-1952 SECRETARY FABIAN SOCIETY 1886-1947

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Frank Wallis Galton was born in London in 1867. He was educated at the Working Men's College at Great Ormond, London. He was apprentice to a silversmith and engraver in the City of London and Freeman of the City by servitude. He was Private Secretary to Sydney and Beatrice Webb from 1892 to 1898; Secretary of the London Reform Union, 1899-1918 and the City of London Liberal Association, 1903-1905. During the First World War he was Assistant Secretary to the Central Association of Volunteer Regim...