Shaw-Lefevre, John George
A graduate of Eton College and a fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, Shaw-Lefevre was called to the bar in 1825. Moving in whiggish circles, he joined the Political Economy Club in 1820, redrew county constituency boundaries in preparation for the Reform Act of 1832, and became a Poor Law Commissioner in 1834. In 1848, Lord John Russell appointed him deputy clerk of parliaments, a position in which he signed a request of the House of Lords for a Copy of the Correspondence between the chairman of the Hudson's Bay Company and the Secretary of State for the Colonies, relative to the Colonization of Vancouver's Island. He was knighted in 1857, but only after he had distributed a printed memorandum of his official services.
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