Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Schuster, Sir Felix

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SCHUSTER, SIR FELIX, a British financier, born in 1854. He was educated at Frankfort-on-the-Main, Geneva, and Owens College, Manchester; and then went into business in London. He was on the Royal Commission on London Traffic, 1903-5; Board of Trade Commission for the Amendment of Company Law, 1905; India Office Committee on Indian Railway Finance and Administration, 1907-8; and Treasury Committee on Irish Land Purchase Finance, 1907-8. He was chairman of the Council of the Institute of Bankers, 1908-9, and of the Central Association of Bankers, 1913-15. His works include: “Foreign Trade and the Money Market”; “Our Gold Reserves.”