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John Birkbeck Lubbock, 2nd Baron Avebury, DL (October 4, 1858 – March 26, 1929) was an English aristocrat and banker.

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Background

He was the eldest son of John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury (1834-1913) and his first wife Ellen Frances Hordern (1841-1879). He succeeded his father as Baron Avebury upon his death in 1913.

Career

Lubbock was a partner in the bank Coutts & Co. and a member of the boards of five colonial banks, eight insurance companies and five investment trusts, including the Bank of New Zealand, Lloyd's of London, Royal Exchange Assurance Co, Australian Mortgage Land and Finance Co., and Australian Mercantile Land and Finance Co.

He was also a Deputy Lieutenant for the county of Kent.

Heir

Lord Avebury died unmarried in 1929 at the age of seventy and was succeeded by his nephew John Lubbock.

References

Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
John Lubbock
Baron Avebury
1913–1929
Succeeded by
John Lubbock

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