R. A. Cross, 1st Viscount Cross

Politician

1823 – 1914

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Who was R. A. Cross, 1st Viscount Cross?

Richard Assheton Cross, 1st Viscount Cross, GCB, GCSI, PC, FRS, known before his elevation to the peerage as R. A. Cross, was a British statesman and Conservative politician. He notably served as Home Secretary between 1874 and 1880 and 1885 and 1886.

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Born
May 30, 1823
Lancashire
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Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • University of Cambridge
Died
Jan 8, 1914

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on July 23, 2013

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