Born: Nov. 6, 1864 - Alresford, Hampshire, England
Died: Feb. 3, 1945 - London, England
Educated at Winchester and Balliol College, Oxford, Benson graduated in 1887 and became lecturer in philosophy at Balliol. He was elected Liberal MP in 1892 and in 1898 he was called to the bar by the Inner Temple. In 1911, he was elevated to the House of Lords as Baron Charnwood of Castle Donington, Leicestershire. In 1916, he published Abraham Lincoln, one of the finest biographies of Lincoln that has been written. Charnwood was active in Church affairs and did much social and charitable work. He was chairman of the Charity Organization Society, President of the National Institute of the Deaf and also mayor of Lichfield. His other writings include Theodore Roosevelt (1923), St. John's Gospel According to St. John (1926) and A Personal Conviction (1928).
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