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Furtado, Abraham Edgar Gaston, 1880-1955 (civil servant)



  • Existence: 1880 - 1955


Edgar Gaston Furtado Abraham (1880-1955) was educated at St Paul's School and Corpus Christi College, Oxford. He served in the Indian Civil Service, joining the Punjab Commission in 1904. He was made Assistant Secretary to the War Cabinet in January 1918, and served on the Supreme War Council at Versailles in May 1918. He attended the Supreme Council Peace Conference in 1919-1920. Abraham died on 17 Feb. 1955.

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Edgar Gaston Furtado Abraham: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7928
Scope and Contents I. Files accumulated by Abraham as an Assistant Secretary to the War Cabinet from January 1918, mainly relating to the Peace Conference of 1919, and containing principally sets of printed or duplicated minutes, memoranda, etc., and nothing of an unofficial or personal nature. War Cabinet: Eastern Committee (E.C.) Minutes, 28 Mar. 1918 - 7 Jan. 1919. War Cabinet, E.C. Meetings, Shorthand Notes, 16-30 Dec. 1918. Draft minutes only, the final version being in the previous file. Supreme War...
Dates: 1890-1955 (Circa)
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