The Kings Candlesticks - Family Trees
Rev Alfred EDERSHEIM D D [2060]
Mary Elizabeth BROOMFIELD [13144]
(Abt 1825-1866)
Rev Frederick Arnold OVERTON [24421]
(Abt 1863-1935)
Ella Georgina EDERSHEIM [24419]
(Abt 1863-1947)

Sir Arnold Edersheim OVERTON KCMG MC [24422]
(Abt 1893-)


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Sir Arnold Edersheim OVERTON KCMG MC [24422]

  • Born: Abt 1893, Headington OXF

bullet  General Notes:

Overton, Sir Arnold Edersheim.
Served Board of Trade. Permanent Secretary, Board of Trade, 1941 - 45; Ministry of Civil Aviation, 1947 - 53. Head of British Middle East Office, Cairo, 1945 - 47. Member, Board of British European Airways 1953 - 63.
Sources in British Political History 1900 - 1951: Volume 2.

Sir Arnold Edersheim Overton, KCB, KCMG, MC (8 January 1893 - 10 September 1975) was an English civil servant. The son of a Canon F. A. Overton, he was educated at New College, Oxford, and served in the First World War, before entering the Board of Trade in 1919. He represented Britain at the Ottawa Conference and on the Anglo-American Trade Agreement. He was the Permanent Secretary of the Board of Trade from 1941 to 1945 and of the Ministry of Civil Aviation from 1947 to 1953. Between 1945 and 1947, he had been Minister in Charge of the Middle East Office in Cairo. His son, Hugh, was a diplomat.

bullet  Research Notes:

Image courtesy National Portrait Gallery


bullet  Other Records

1. Census: England, 31 Mar 1901, Standon HRT. Arnold is recorded as a son aged 8 born Headington OXF

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