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Sir Cecil Kisch

Male 1884 - 1961  (77 years)

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  • Name Cecil Kisch 
    Prefix Sir 
    Born 1884 
    Gender Male 
    Biography SIR CECIL KISCH (1884–1961), joined the Indian civil service in 1909 and in 1917 went to India with Edwin *Montagu, the secretary of state for India, as his private secretary. In 1921 he became secretary of the Indian finance department and promoted numerous monetary reforms including the establishment of the Reserve Bank of India.

    Kisch represented India at the monetary conference at Geneva in 1933 and later served on the supervisory finance committee of the League of Nations. From 1933 to 1942 he was assistant under-secretary of state for India and from 1942 to 1943 deputy under-secretary.

    A man of wideranging interests, Kisch translated Russian poetry into English, published a standard work (with W.W.A. Elkin) on central banking, Central Banks – a Study of the Constitution of Banks of Issue (1928, 19324), and wrote The Portuguese Bank Note Case (1932), the story of a famous fraud of the 1920s. He was knighted in 1932.  [1
    Immigration 1917  India Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 1961 
    Person ID I9450  Blank Family
    Last Modified 31 May 2009 

    Father Hermann Michael Kisch,   b. 1850,   d. 1942, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Mother UNNAMED,   b. Yes - date unknown,   d. Yes - date unknown 
    Family ID F6686  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Kisch Family Bio

  • Sources 
    1. [S14] Encyclopedia Judaica.

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